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How I built a cheap above ground pool deck

I thought I would show how it is possible to build a cheap, but sturdy pool deck.

I will never have enough money to buy all the materials for a full size pool deck. It occurred to me that it is possible to build it in sections. I decided to start with a 4×8 foot section. I could then add to it as I got a little extra money.

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12 Foot Craps Part 7

I know it’s not pretty, but I tried these metal straps to connect the three parts to the padded rail. I was going to use epoxy and some thin type of plastic, but saw these and thought I’d give it a try. With some really short screws, and doubled up, they seem to work fine. Hopefully they won’t be too noticeable under the padding, when leaned on.

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