How to Calculate the Framing Size for a Deck Home Guides SF Gate Deduct twice the overhang from the finished width of the decking. The result is the external width of the decking frame. For example, if the finished decking should have a width of 14 feet and the desired board overhang is 1 inch on each side, the frame width should be 13 feet 10 inches -- 14 feet minus 2 inches equals 13
How to Deck Your Deck: Laying Decking - Quarto Homes Aug 21, 2013 TIP: When using a template, lay the decking boards so the ends overhang the rough opening. Make a cardboard template to draw a cutting line on the deck boards. (When framing for a tree, check with a tree nursery for adequate opening size to provide space for growth.) Cut the decking boards along the
HOMETIME HOW TO, Decks - Installing Deck Boards Measure from the outside edge of one rim joist to the outside edge of the other one to get the length of the first 2 deck boards. Then add to that length the amount needed to cover any skirtboards or overhangs. For example, if a skirtboard is to be installed later, allow 3/4" on each end for that and another 3/4" on each end for
Deck Building project - Installing decking boards - Step by step When installing decking boards, be sure to allow for enough overhang to cover the fascia board and whatever additional amount you prefer. A one to two inch overhang beyond the outer fascia board is sufficient. This means the installed deck boards should have at least 1.75 to 2.75” overhang before the fascia is installed.