deck dictionary

From Wood Magazine: “A deck is essentially an outdoor floor supported by a frame, posts, and footings secured in the ground; assembled in stages; and built from the ground up. The following terms define all of the important components of a typical deck.”


A Wood Deck Dictionary

When you start on a journey of planning, building, or updating a deck, there are a lot of terms you should know. Take a look at this graphic put together by Wood Magazine. If you’re a visual learner, it’s especially helpful.

They’ve also defined all of the different terms. Armed with this information, you should feel confident moving forward with your wood deck construction. Feel empowered! You’ve got this.

(Images via Wood Magazine and Shutterstock)