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I'm not sure on the overall design, but I will comment on the hardware. Anything made from plain steel is going to rust, sooner or later. Hot-dip galvanization reduces that, but won't eliminate it. Galvanized hardware will rust, especially if submerged. Holding up to periodic rain is one thing; full submersion is a whole different situation. Better ...


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Your idea may work in the short term, but over time the waves will rip that apart. The other thing is that plywood in water won't last long either, even marine treated plywood is not designed to be submerged. Here is what I did on our dock and above ground pool to allow our dog access. Be sure to use pressure treated wood. The step allows the dog to swim ...


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The 45 degree decking is the primary sub-floor. It's a technique that was widely used in the past, but has subsequently been replaced with simply dropping sheets of plywood down. In answer to your questions: 1) You can glue and screw to the sub-floor. 2) In this case, it doesn't matter. The sub-floor is carrying the load diagonally. However, if there ...



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