attaching boards to plywood decking
Deck Board Spacing & Installation Tips (DIY) | Family Handyman
Measure an equal distance in from each end of the deck, allowing for an overhang (if desired), and snap a chalk line as a guide for the first row of decking. Align the first row with the chalk line and nail or screw the boards to the joists.
How to Install Edging for Plywood (DIY) | Family Handyman
Use spacer boards to hold the plywood above the clamps and flush to the top edge of the nosing. Start with straight-edged plywood and straight nosing boards Photo 2: Run a thin bead of glue Spread a thin layer of glue, about the thickness and width of a shoelace, along the plywood edge.
Plywood Decking: A Good Alternative? | DoItYourself.com
Proper Plywood Decking Materials Plywood decking is a great choice as an alternative to regular boards as long as the right plywood is used. Normal plywood is only four or five layers of wood and is bonded together by a basic epoxy. The only kind of plywood you should use as decking material is marine plywood.
6 Composite Decking Installation Mistakes to Avoid
Attaching decking to the support framing boards below with screws has been the method of choice for deck builders for many years. While the advancements in screw technology have improved their ability to be installed without stripping, screws can still be difficult to work with – especially with composite deck installations.