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Low level deck

BIM_Engineer
Former Community Member

Re: Low level Deck

@Harv
Bearers as shown bolted or nailed together
Joists can be flush with bearers using Joist Straps
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Harv
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

My bearers are only single beam I need to double them looking at your drawing 

Thanks again for your help 

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Adam_W
Valued Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

Hey @Harv,
You mentioned a couple of times that it's close to the ground. What sort of clearance do you have?
I just ask as you need to be mindful of termites & rot even with treated timbers.

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Gezza87
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

I'm looking at a similar size deck what should be used for stumps? TIA
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Harv
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

Only 50mm in one spot that's been my problem all long I should of excavated it before I started 

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Harv
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

I used gal stirips because timber there was no enough height for timber stumps 

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Jason
Community Manager
Community Manager

Re: Low level Deck

@Gezza87,

 

In the Bunnings series of D.I.Y. advice videos about how to build a deck, they use concrete stumps. You'll be most interested in the section on how to install bearers and stumps. I will embed the video below. Hope its helpful to you.

 

Jason

 

 

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raymao268
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

Thanks for sharing this plan, a friend of mine is also planning a deck, he can totally use this plan.

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Harv
Junior Contributor

Re: Low level Deck

One last question my bearers are single 140x45 looking at the drawings I need to double them up USING 2 together I'm taking it one by itself is not strong enough for the 1.8.mt span 

Thanks again so much 

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BIM_Engineer
Former Community Member

Re: Low level Deck

@Harv
Quick Eplanation  HTH

Engineering Decking1.jpg
@raymao268
Your welcome, Actually its a 3D BIM Model

I also have It linked to Google sheets, my Planning schedule, Labour Rate/Times  and Bunnings Price list Databases

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