This residential deck in Ann Arbor is constructed of Brazilian redwood. Though expensive, the wood is just gorgeous. It's also extremely hard and durable, and the manufacturer offers a 50 year durability warranty. Just say no to plastic!
This wood also allows you to do things you normally can't. The owner was interested in a railing system that was removable. We decided to make one that was totally tool-free. The posts attach with a sliding dovetail joint. The whole thing can be removed or installed in about 10 minutes without any tools.
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