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What framing timber for my deck?

steve0
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What framing timber for my deck?

Hi i am building a floating deck  that is 3.6m X 3.6m with a walkway of 3.1m X 1m adjoining the right side and i wanted to know what framing timber i need i will be using the concrete free standing footings and it is being built on dirt. 

MitchellMc
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Re: deck frame

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @steve0. It's wonderful to have you join us, and many thanks for your question about building a deck.

 

Typically, something like Treated Pine Outdoor Timber Framing 90 x 45mm would be used to construct a low-level deck. However, it really depends on how much height you have to work with and how solid you'd like your deck to be. I'm building a 3.0m X 3.0m deck now, and that's what I'm using. I'll include an image and my plan below.

 

You should find this guide useful: How to build a low-level deck

Please let me know if you have any additional questions or need further assistance.

Mitchell

 

 

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