rebuild an old deck with new decking and railings family
the existing decking and railing was in bad condition, but the pressure-treated structure was still sound. if your . save the stair stringer (the notched 2×12 that forms the stairs) that's in the best shape to use as a pattern later for laying out a new set of stringers. the 2x12s are . photo 6: notch the decking around the posts.