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Photos of Decks and Pergolas to Inspire You With Design Ideas
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... 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....Continue to 2 of 13 below.
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Do It-Yourself Decks
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.Continue to 3 of 13 below.
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A Work of Art
This deck photo shows the same project as that shown in the prior two photos....
But this angle shows the decking.Continue to 4 of 13 below.
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Deck Railing Picture
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.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Before and After Deck Pictures
Another "after" picture of a deck, after Lawrence's work on it....
The following entry provides the "before" deck picture....Continue to 6 of 13 below.
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Pictures of Decks
The preceding picture of a deck showed the finished version....
On the present page we see the "before" version.Continue to 7 of 13 below.
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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....Continue to 8 of 13 below.
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Deck Design Ideas
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.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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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."Continue to 10 of 13 below.
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Pergolas can be installed on patios or decks....
This pergola picture shows how you can create a "courtyard" feel by using pergolas.Continue to 11 of 13 below.
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Deck and Pergola Design
The prior picture showed the "after" picture for a pergola project....
This "before" picture shows how greatly the pergola design enhanced the landscape.Continue to 12 of 13 below.
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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.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Deck Screening Pictures
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).