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Old 06-18-2013, 08:19 AM   #1
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Deck Designing Software


Hi Guys, Looking to build an 18x10 deck on the back of the house.

Im looking for a good software program that will design and layout the joist, ledger, railings, etc. Im not looking for a program that will put pretty little plants on the deck lol, but more of a cad style.

I tried Big Hammer but found it limited in the amount it does.

Any other suggestions?

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Old 06-18-2013, 08:26 AM   #2
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Might try the one on the TimberTech web site, it's free.
I use the Big Hammer one all the time, what do you find wrong with it?

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Thanks Joecaption but for me the Big hammer is limited such as the number of footings, and size. Also it doesn't allow me to design the deck with a 1.5' canter-lever beyond the beam.
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