A unique way to provide shade and an interesting structural backdrop to a back deck is to add vertical wooden planks. In varying — but balanced — levels, the spaced planks provide the perfect amount of shade from every direction. Built-in bench seating on a raised deck platform sets the entire seating area apart from the remainder of the deck.
Are you ready to tackle an easy DIY project this summer? Building a corner bench with brackets is a great way to add more seating space to your deck, and these tips will help you avoid any mistakes along the way!
This wooden garden platform cart will probably become one of the most used items around the garden. Not only can it be used as a carrier, but also as a deck to stand on to help with such tasks as trimming the tops of slightly out-of-reach hedges and it can even be used as a moveable bench seat.
1 of 16 A Simple, Lovely Platform Deck A platform deck involves a fairly simple design. They're usually built on level lots and attached to single-level dwellings, set low to the ground so railings aren't even necessary. Here, built-in benches help define the deck perimeter.