Top 10 Deck-Building Mistakes - Fine Homebuilding
19 Mar 2012 . Here, I highlight the most common errors I see in deck building and offer . Also, using only one-half of a two-part post-to-beam connector and installing under-size bolts in 6×6 . decks that have short-spanning joists and beams and many support posts. .. Therefore, strong beams are spliced atop posts.