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  • Writer's pictureMatt Weber

Top Down Deck Framing with MyFixItUpLife

Updated: Feb 20, 2021

I've built a couple of decks, always from the ground up. My friend Mark Clement, however, takes a different approach. He's a pro builder and blogger at MyFixItUpLife who builds his decks from the top down. It's a fairly unique approach (as far as I know), and I've watched his how-to videos enough times that I've now been convinced--the next time I build a deck, I'm building from the top down.

Below are a few screen captures to show what I mean by "top down," but I highly encourage you to watch the actual YouTube videos below to get all the tips and tricks Mark suggests about the building process. -- Matt Weber

(*All images and videos are copyright of MyFixItUpLife, which is a cool home-improvement blog you should check out.)


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