January-February 2013 Table of Contents

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Tragedies Remind Us What Matters

Editor writes about the school shooting in Newtown, Conn. Read more

How to Use Social Media to Market Your Deck Business How to Use Social Media to Market Your Deck Business

A deck builder's marketing manager explains how best to use the various social media platforms Read more

Rehabbing a Rotted Porch Stair Rehabbing a Rotted Porch Stair

A template helps to fit the bottom tread neatly around round newel posts Read more

Framing Decks With Steel Joists Framing Decks With Steel Joists

A New Jersey deck builder describes the advantages of steel framing Read more

Woodman Tools Skateplate TOOL KIT Woodman Tools Skateplate

Low-friction sole makes wormdrive saws easy to push Read more

The 2015 IRC and Decks STRUCTURE The 2015 IRC and Decks

Account of a meeting between deck industry representatives and the ICC code council Read more

A Piece of OSB Makes Footing Cleanup Easy READERS' TIPS A Piece of OSB Makes Footing Cleanup Easy

Augering footing holes through a hole in a piece of OSB controls the dirt Read more

Trex Introduces Select Decking PRODUCTS Trex Introduces Select Decking

Thinner boards for the budget-conscious Read more

I-Lighting LED Deck Lights PRODUCTS I-Lighting LED Deck Lights

New and more user-friendly connectors Read more

Metal Rail Components PRODUCTS Metal Rail Components

Wrought-iron panels and balusters for deck railings from Outwater Plastics Industries Read more

Deceuninck Clubhouse Deck Fastener PRODUCTS Deceuninck Clubhouse Deck Fastener

Deceuninck partners with FastenMaster to private-label hidden deck fastener Read more

Accenting Decks With Stone DAY'S END Accenting Decks With Stone

Inlays create a one-of-a-kind look your clients will love Read more

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