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Deck Calculator - Stumps, Bearers, Joists and Boards with Individual + Total Costs and Connections (fasteners)

 Deck Length Deck Width Stump Width ? Enter Stump Height from ground level.Stump Height + Bearer Depth + Joist Depth + Board Thickness = Total Deck Height above ground level. Adjust stump height in results if stumps cast into footing. Stump Height Stump Centers Stump Set In Square Stumps   Round Stumps Footing Diameter ? Footing dimensions used to calculate concrete volume. Assumes Stumps sit on top of footings at ground level - fixed with stirrups cast into concrete footings. Footing Depth Board Width Board Thickness ? Gaps adjusted to fit full width boards, equal to or nearest larger than entered Gap.For exact gap see Board Fit Options Board Gap Centers Adjusted to Fit Evenly
 Bearer Thickness Bearer Depth Double Bearers ← ? Requires longer stumps to maintain deck height Housed Bearers (Stumps Notched) ? Bearer Set In = Joist Overhang from OUTSIDE of bearer to end of joist (edge of deck) Bearer Setin Inner ? From OUTSIDE of bearer to end of joist (edge of deck) Bearer Setin Outer Bearer Centers Joist Thickness Joist Depth Joist Centers ? Joist Set In allows Deck Board Overhang at each end of deck End Joist Set In _ 1" 2" Ground Fall in Width Feet   Inches
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Stump base (ground level) to board top

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Deck plan with full dimensions - Stumps, Bearers, Joists, Boards, Lumber Costs

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STUMP Running set-out points along Deck ~ along Bearer (to near side of each stump)
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Deck Stumps and Beareres diagram

STUMP Running set-out points across Deck ~ along Joist from Inside (to near side of each stump)
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Fall in Width

Deck Stumps and Joists diagram

 Bearers Top ↑

BEARER Running set-out points, across Deck ~ along Joist from inner side
(to near side of each bearer)
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Deck Bearers diagram

 Joists Top ↑

JOIST Running set-out points along Bearer (to near side of each joist)
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Deck Joists diagram

 Deck Boards Top ↑

Mark Every Boards.

BOARD Running set-out points. Select board multiples to set out board placement.
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Deck Joists and Boards diagram

 Enter Costs per Linear Foot and % waste All dimensions are actual physical finished sizes. Stumps + % Waste @ \$ ft Bearers + % Waste @ \$ ft Joists + % Waste @ \$ ft Boards + % Waste @ \$ ft
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Enter cost per linear foot and wastage % for Stumps, Bearers, Joists and Boards to Calculate individual and Total Costs. Linear feet and cost are auto updated when the deck is re-calculated, with individual costs for stumps, bearers and joists displayed in each section. Hit + and - buttons to open or close spacing, re-calculating the deck to find how different spacing options effect cost and materials.

If your deck is slightly out of square (different widths), calculate results for both widths, and set out each end to suit. If necessary, adjust number of deck boards to match in both calculations, and see if different board gaps at each end of deck are acceptable, compared to equal gaps and cutting the last board at an angle. Use the widest dimensions for linear quantities.

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