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Freestanding Ipe deck features and best practices

by The Handyguys

in Video Podcasts

In this video episode of The Handyguys Podcast we showcase some of the features of a freestanding Ipe deck such as lighting, hidden fasteners, Ipe plugs and aluminum balusters.

Some of the things show in this video are

  • Ipe Deck completed construction
  • Use of beam and joist flashing
  • Use of low voltage lighting with concealed wire
  • Using a boulder for a landing
  • Use of hidden Ipe fasteners
  • Use of Ipe Plugs

Use of Ipe plugs for concealed fasteners on your Ipe deck

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jjbell591 October 12, 2011 at 1:07 pm

Thanks for sharing this great article , i really enjoyed reading and watching this video ,. keep up the good work.

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NJ Cellulose Insulation Contractor January 6, 2012 at 11:27 am

I have not seen too many Ipe decks in New Jersey. They do look like a nice option however.

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Liz Newey August 13, 2012 at 10:54 am

I love the deck lighting that you show, and how all the wires are hidden. Looks great! Definitely hope to have a deck like that some day.

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jewel October 16, 2012 at 11:37 am

Nice. These Ipe deck boards were a perfect choice for my rooftop bar/pool area. I can’t wait to have it installed on my place.

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