The BLUE sections in this deck and verandah are original. The raw unpainted sections are new construction by Timber Decking Now in 2005.
This Little project started out a small deck extension in East Ringwood. The lady owner then decided that she should have a verandah extension also.
The original deck was 70mm Merbau (merboo) which is a bit of a rare things these days.
Timber Decking Now started this project a few days before Christmas 2005 and went back after Boxing Day to complete the projects before New Years Eve.
A bit of forward planning was required with this project being so close to Christmas and our suppliers being closed until mid January, it was essential that ALL the materials be delivered prior to commencement. There was no room for underestimating in these circumstances.
As it turns out, all went exceedingly well and Melbourne Deck Builders, Timber Decking Now, had another satisfied customer.
On a mild October morning back in 2005 Melbourne Deck Builders, Timber Decking Now, began the construction of this Merbau deck in Rowville.
The brief was straight forward and basic. The owners wanted a low profile deck to place their outdoor furniture and a large umbrella on, so as to enjoy a little alfresco dining and drinks with family and friends. Secondly they wanted to keep the vista "open" and not feel confined by traditional handrails.
After removing a totally dis functional landing, the deck was mapped out on the lawn using a line marker spray can and tape measure. Then, a stump hole pattern was marked out and the holes dug into the clay based conditions.
The subfloor did not have a great deal or clearance underneath, therefore, the entire subfloor was constructed with H3 & H4 RH Treated Pine. Secondly, the plinth rails were generously gapped to allow a good cross flow of air.
The handrail posts form part of the subfloor structure by passing through into a mass concrete pad, which offers excellent strength and rigidity.
Finally, SUS 316 Marine Grade wire was custom fabricated to size and installed as specified.
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