July-August 2010 Table of Contents

EDITOR’S LETTER Lawsuits and Personal Responsibility

In March, a Massachusetts jury ordered Ryobi to pay Carlos Osorio $1.5 million. Read more

DECK LEDGER Stay on Track With an Employee Manual

Have you ever had to inform an employee that neither you nor the customers paying for the $20,000 deck you’re building are interested in seeing his low-slung pants and plaid boxers? Read more

Building a Curved Deck Building a Curved Deck

Careful planning and lots of blocking underlie the stunning outcome Read more

Efficient Job Pricing With Excel Efficient Job Pricing With Excel

Simple but powerful functions and a little time up-front speeds estimating all year long Read more

Five Keys to a Greener Deck Five Keys to a Greener Deck

None are hard to do and some save you money Read more

Light Caps Products Light Caps

Solar post caps made from wood Read more

PVC Beadboard Panels Products PVC Beadboard Panels

Fast installation and low maintenance Read more

Low-Profile Screen Track Products Low-Profile Screen Track

Can be installed from inside the porch Read more

Stone and Concrete Sealer Products Stone and Concrete Sealer

Keep stains out of porous surfaces Read more

Frame Work DAY’S END Frame Work
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