November 2011 Table of Contents

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Blending Hardscaping With Deck Building Blending Hardscaping With Deck Building

You're missing out on profits if you don't include pavers and landscaping in your projects. Read more

Cooked, Pickled, and Glass-Infused Decking Cooked, Pickled, and Glass-Infused Decking

Three technologies produce nontoxic wood that bugs won't eat. Read more

Building a Deck From Tigerwood DAY'S END Building a Deck From Tigerwood

Darcy Warner, of Warner Remodeling in Auburn, Ind., offers tips from his experience working with this tropical hardwood Read more

EDITOR'S LETTER Deck Industry Trends

Editor Andy Engel writes about code, product market share, and hardscape Read more

Installing Cable Railings Installing Cable Railings

A simple approach to a great upgrade. Read more

DECK LEDGER Tablet Computers

Learn which features and apps are must-haves for deck builders Read more

LETTERS Get Involved in the Code Process

Diana Hanson explains how deck builders can influence code development Read more

DECKING NEWS Table-Saw Accidents; Million-Dollar Settlement; Ignition-Resistant Decks; more

SawStop in the news; family awarded settlement for fatal railing fall; Cal Fire list of products is a good resource Read more

Bamboo Composite PRODUCTS Bamboo Composite

Bamboo composite; Transcend for porches; tile deck substrate; glass-rail posts Read more

Taking On a Refinishing Business QUESTION & ANSWER Taking On a Refinishing Business

A pro offers advice to deck builders looking to branch out Read more

Deck Foundations STRUCTURE Deck Foundations

When designing a pier or footing, consider load, soil conditions, and frost protection Read more

Aggressive Reciprocating Saw Blade TOOL KIT Aggressive Reciprocating Saw Blade

Skil Ugly reciprocating saw blade Read more

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