Whether you have one bad deck board to replace or many, the process i. Don't build a new deck if all you have to do is replace a few deck boards remove a board, cut it with a circular saw, and smell the wood to identify the species. If you're using deck screws, predrill the holes at the end of the boards. Cat's paw; Circular saw; Drill/driver - cordless; Extension cord; Hammer; Hearing protection; Jigsaw; Locking pliers; Miter saw; Nail set; Pry bar; Safety glasses; Sawhorses
22 Aug 2009 If your deck is looking a little weathered and you're considering replacing the boards, you might want to try this simple trick to see if you can squeeze a few more years of service out of them.
You need to be careful in removing the bad boards if you want to salvage the good section for reuse--the wood will Just make certain to put a protector board between your nail puller and the deck board to keep the puller from marring the
8 May 2008 (Elevated deck removal is beyond the scope of this article; it may be best to hire a professional. Always The decking joists are the 2 x 8s, 2 x 10s or 2 x 12s that run perpendicular to the deck boards on top. Joists are . But be certain the wood is pest free and in good structural condition before reusing.
1 Nov 2013 Restore The Shore, how to remove nails and mill reclaimed lumber by Jon Peters. Reusing old wood is awesome, great job doing your part to recycle and reuse perfectly food lumber, thumbs up. google garrett pro pointer AT there used for metal detecting. we use them for nail detecting.there not cheap
Watch this video to find out how to remove old deck boards and install new wood decking the right way so it will last. (KDAT) will expand slightly in width after installation, so use an 8-penny nail as a spacer to leave a 1/8” gap between the boards. boards for these two-by six deck boards, we're using three-inch screws.
26 Sep 2016 Although the deck boards were mostly nailed down, some of it was screwed down where I had done some It was worth the effort to remove screws before pulling the old deck boards. I hauled the old deck boards to the local wood recycle center where they were ground into wood chips and reused.
4 Sep 2013 Remembered the old lever. seen caveman move giant rock , figured it would work to pry off these old boards. worked great.
Buyers may jump at your suggestions to use the deck boards as temporary job-site walls, for garden structures where cosmetics are not an issue, or for deer stands or greenhouse walls. Support joists will be in demand for reuse as structural
1 thing to check before deciding to reuse the deck framework is whether the deck footings, posts and joists are structurally sound. Here are the main remove the rails and begin prying up the nailed decking boards. Start from the outside and
4 Jan 2010 how to remove an existing deck. Wood decks, composite decks, porch, Trex composite lumber, deck rails, re-deck, re-surfacing. amdeck.
17 Jan 2008 Pulling nails from boards with a hammer claw using brute force is a sure way to create ugly gouges and to bruise your knuckles. In this gem from the Fine Homebuilding Video Vault, John Ross shows us how how finesse and
7 Feb 2009 While removing the original heart pine flooring from our 102 year old farmhouse during a renovation, we hit upon an easy method that saved the tongue so we can easily reinstall/reuse the flooring.
27 May 2015 This is the easiest way to pry a deck boards that I know of and I wanted to share it with you. If your deck has screws here is a video that will help you to
15 Feb 2014 Subscribe Now: /subscription_center?add_user=ehowatHomeChannel Watch More: /ehowatHomeChannel Removing nails from
When the boards having the heads are being discarded, a simple way to remove them is to cut through the If you can't access the bottom of the deck, you can remove a section of the board to be discarded close to the screw
2 Dec 2014 Flipping a deck board is an excellent way to make your deck look much better for no cost at all! In this It is really easy to do if your boards are screwed into your deck joists, but can take some extra effort if they are nailed in!
9 May 2013 Tip on a way I found to remove old deck boards much less painfully than what one might imagine in doing it. I should have pointed out that although this method works great when boards were nailed in, screwed in is
The key to replacing the nails is finding the right screw, reusing holes and returning the deck to the same state it was remove a nail from any one of the deck boards. Create a new hole if the nail removal destroys too much of the wood.
21 Apr 2009 The following video is a demonstration of how the CATSPAW deckWRECKER TM works. This tool is designed to remove any decking material easily and efficiently.
16 Dec 2014 In this video, I show you how to loosen an old screw that won't turn. I demonstrated the method on a screw that had been tightened into a deck board many yea
29 Jul 2017 how to easily remove rotting deck boards so you can replace them with new ones. These boards are nailed in so this is the easiest way to individually remove
28 Jan 2013 I'm remodeling on a budget and try to reuse materials when I can. I've been able to salvage a lot of framing materials and found this to be the easiest way to remove framing nails. Or just get a Nail Jack or Nail Hunter!
6 Dec 2014 With some care and patience, more than 90% of my pine flooring was removed with so little damage that the planks were in good enough condition to reinstall,