Masonry columns, 8" Doug Fir overhead lumber, architectural hardware and exotic hardwood decking, complimented by the Front Gate furniture.
LEDs provide a low voltage solution to outdoor lighting . A total consumption of 300 Watts light this installation.
Set in a garden inspired by a visit to Provence, France, we made sure the deck, though large, was not out of place in the garden.
Eldorado Field ledge architectural veneer provides the aesthetics to these solid masonry columns.
Mangaris 5/4" grooved boards with hidden Tiger claw and stainless steel fasteners.
We were able to create interest not normally found with hidden fasteners, by careful planing and execution.
Night time is when the whole assembly "pops".
Powder-coated Simpson column caps secure the Doug Fir lumber using 8" stainless machine bolts.
The beauty of natural hardwood is highlighted here.
One of the key factors in the longevity of a deck is moisture management. Typically the area under the deck is left as is.This lot got water logged after rain.
We graded the area to a central point and placed a sheet of polythene that drained to a branch of the garden drainage system in the middle.
This way when it rains the water is carried away from the area and does not linger and hasten the decay of the structure.