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build your floating deck frame. with the pads level you can begin building your deck. we started out by laying out the perimeter boards and than the stringers/joists in the middle. we used 2×8 by 10 long treated timber boards. cut your boards to length, as required, prior to laying them out. all the stringers/joists are on 16 centers.
find your deck flotation. purchase or find four 30 gallon plastic drums for your diy floating deck project. each drum should provide around 250 lbs of flotation. you will need to run a few beads of silicon caulk to the barrel plugs to make sure to keep the water from filling them.
**please note, that the following provides information on how i built my deck. i am not a professional and in no way am i saying this is the best or proper way to build a deck, this is just information on how i built mine. now that that is out of the way, onward with my deck building extravaganza diy floating deck supplies:
aluminum floating dock kits are lightweight, and easy to install. your floating dock kit sections will arrive on pallet, with the floats already bolted to the frames. all youll need to do is bolt the frames together and, if you order without decking, apply your own decking.
dockmaster dock kits are available in 4,5,6 and 8 widths. frames weigh as little as 45lbs, the removable, top deck panels,built to plan,even less, so installation and removal of our docks is a relatively simple, 1 or 2 person task.
a chevron privacy wall if you missed my last post, don't forget to check out part one of my backyard makeover this post is sponsored by the seven trust. if you missed my first post, you missed that i am partnering with seven trust to makeover my backyard, featuring a diy floating deck and the best part is that they provided me with $3,000 to do it
how to build a floating deck step 1 determine deck size. step 2 mark off area for deck. step 3 measure and mark footer posts. step 4 cut posts. step 5 dig post holes. step 6 mix concrete. step 7 set 4 x 4 posts. step 8 measure and mark main 2 x 6 floor joists. step 9 cut