Deck Pictures

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    Photos of Decks and Pergolas to Inspire You With Design Ideas

    Picture of a deck.
    Building a Deck: DIY, Professional Work Picture of a deck. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    Browse these deck pictures for design ideas. The images come from Lawrence Winterburn. A career carpenter, writer and designer, Lawrence is becoming well known in the landscape architecture field as an innovator of details and formidable designer. Lawrence is the founder of GardenStructure.com and is based in Toronto, Ontario.

    The builder doesn't always start with a clean slate when building a deck....

    "The most challenging jobs are the ones that someone else started," writes Lawrence...MORE Winterburn. "These are also where you earn the admiration of the client. Often they have been looking at a semi-finished project for years and when you pull it all together and make it happen they are exuberant." In the next deck picture, we'll see the "before" shot....

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    Do It-Yourself Decks

    Deck image.
    Deck Photo: The Before Shot Deck image. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    In the prior deck photo, we saw the "after" shot....

    Here, we see the "before" shot. Up to this point, the deck had been a do it yourself deck.

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    A Work of Art

    Image of a deck.
    Photo of the Decking Image of a deck. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    This deck photo shows the same project as that shown in the prior two photos....

    But this angle shows the decking.

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    Deck Railing Picture

    Deck photo.
    Stylish Deck Railing Deck photo. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    Stylish deck railings can be the finishing touch for a deck project....

    This deck railing photo features the same project shown in the prior three deck photos, but from a different angle.

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    Before and After Deck Pictures

    Photo of a deck.
    "After" Shot of a Deck Project Photo of a deck. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    Another "after" picture of a deck, after Lawrence's work on it....

    The following entry provides the "before" deck picture....

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    Pictures of Decks

    This yard needs a deck!
    The "Before" Shot on a Deck Design Project This yard needs a deck!. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    The preceding picture of a deck showed the finished version....

    On the present page we see the "before" version.

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    Landscaping

    Photo of yard with deck.
    Decks for Tall Houses Photo of yard with deck. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    More "before and after" deck pictures. Notice how the landscaping in this photo softens the hard lines of the deck....

    Here we see the "after" shot of a deck designed for a tall house. The next picture shows the same project before it was completed....

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    Deck Design Ideas

    Yard picture.
    Deck Design for Tall Houses Yard picture. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    The "before" shot, accompanying the prior photo showing the finished deck....

    The deck design challenge in this project derived from the proportions of the house -- a house rather tall for its width.

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    Decking Photo

    Picture of deck furniture.
    Picture of Decking on a Curved Deck Picture of deck furniture. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    A picture of the same deck project as featured in the prior two pictures, showing the decking on this curved deck....

    "The brick columns supporting pergola beams along with the curve worked well to make the deck one with the house-part of the home," says Lawrence of this curved deck. "An extension rather than protuberance."

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    Pergola Photo

    Pergola picture.
    Pergola Picture Showing How to Create a Courtyard Pergola picture. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    Pergolas can be installed on patios or decks....

    This pergola picture shows how you can create a "courtyard" feel by using pergolas.

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    Deck and Pergola Design

    This yard needs a pergola!
    The "Before" Picture on a Pergola Design Project This yard needs a pergola. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    The prior picture showed the "after" picture for a pergola project....

    This "before" picture shows how greatly the pergola design enhanced the landscape.

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    Screens

    Picture of a stylish deck.
    Privacy Screens for Decks Picture of a stylish deck. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    Need to screen out prying eyes to enjoy your deck more fully...?

    You need a deck screen, an example of which is shown in this picture.

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    Deck Screening Pictures

    Picture of deck with pergola.
    Gaining Privacy on Your Deck Picture of deck with pergola. Copyright 2008 www.gardenstructure.com - All Rights Reserved

    The prior deck picture showed one example of deck screening....

    The example of deck screening showed here could be considered to be somewhat more "passive" deck screening (vision is not as completely obscured).