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Top 10 most popular deck projects

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A deck can help extend your living area and embrace the outdoors, providing a fantastic space to relax and entertain friends and family.


We trust you will be inspired and informed by these decking projects from the clever and creative Bunnings Workshop community.


Here’s our top 10 most popular decking projects on Workshop by pageviews: Low-level Merbau deck over concrete slabLow-level Merbau deck over concrete slab


1. Low-level Merbau deck over concrete slab by @Neo19 


Workshop member Neo19 built this 350 x 370cm Merbau deck with picture framing.


2. Backyard transformation with deck by @LePallet 


Around 40 square metres in size, the deck look four days to build as part of a larger backyard transformation project and has inspired many other Workshop members.


3. New outdoor entertaining area by @danieltheman 


Daniel had “never built anything” in his life, but constructed this stunning deck after fire destroyed his old patio.


4. Low-level deck over brick pavers by @hadi 


While building this low-level deck, member hadi used modular decking frames on top of the existing brick pavers to save time and money. New outdoor entertaining areaNew outdoor entertaining area


5. Sideway makeover by @shayden06 


Narrow areas down the side of a house can be tricky to work with, but this combination of decking and garden beds created a practical and relaxing space.


6. Low-level deck with picture framing by @Jitesh 


A Merbau deck built over concrete in just three weekends using H3 treated Pine. Embedded lights were added around the perimeter.


7. Backyard makeover with new deck and planter boxes by @maknilsin   


To create an inviting area for outdoor entertaining, Mark added a new deck along with planter boxes and bench seating for less than $2000. 


8. Low profile deck with screening and steps by @MGusto 


This low-level deck added to a unit uses a screw pedestal system as bearers due to the uneven base height of the existing concrete path and brick pavers.


9. Huge D.I.Y. Merbau deck by @Tara86 


Measuring 12 x 4.2m, Tara's Merbau deck cost around $6000 to build and was later extended with steps leading down to a new garden bed. Low-profile deck with screening and stepsLow-profile deck with screening and steps


10. Low-level deck over concrete by @Backyardtradie 


Building a 3800 x 3440mm low-level deck on a concrete slab transformed an outdoor entertaining area.


How to build a deck


Resident Bunnings D.I.Y. expert Mitchell shows you how easy it is to build a simple deck with a floating design in this step-by-step guide How to build a deck.


Our How to section includes guides such as How to build a low-level deckHow to select decking timber, How to build a decking boardwalk and How to renovate a timber deck.


The Bunnings team also have a comprehensive series of step-by-step guides covering How to build a deck, from planning stage to laying out your decking boards and adding steps. 


More inspiration for your deck Low-level deck using composite boardsLow-level deck using composite boards


Visit our Featured Projects section for more fantastic deck projects shared by Bunnings Workshop members, including low-level deck using composite boards by @archerwinmakes, side yard outdoor entertaining area by @buildwithroneth and low-level deck with steps and lighting by @asifkhawaja

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Last updated: December 2023


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