Deck Project

Old railing is rickety and rotten.

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an entire section is weird …

 

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Probably for a hot tub that was never installed.

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So I bought this lumber….

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Began making Mortise & Tenon joints Using a Mortiseing tool

 

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The big bit wouldn’t work; had to use a smaller one

 

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and use a hammer & Chisel to make the Tenon part..

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Thompson’s water seal on these puppies. they took me hours to make

 

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Tore off all the old railing, installed a post in the corner & put the first 2 joists

 

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Keep the old angled pieces or no..?

 

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Here’s where it is

 

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Added another joist…

 

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..And got all of them installed finally

 

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oops the floorboards are too short, I’ll need a filler piece perpendicular to the rest

 

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got all the ends cut evenly

 

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not done yet but done for the day

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