2-Level Deck Plan Blueprint (Free PDF Download)

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Free deck blueprint of a 2 level step-down wood deck. Dimensions are 12 feet by 16 feet. PDF document included. Download here.


Picture of 2-Level Wood Deck

Welcome to our free blueprint of a 2-level wood deck design and plans.


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The 2-level is a popular design because it’s both pleasing to the eye and can be very functional.  One or two steps creates 2 distinct sections of the deck.

Often the upper section, which is closest to the house, is a dining/grilling (if large enough an outdoor kitchen) area and the lower section is used as an outdoor living room.

While our design is 2 levels, you don’t need to stop there.  Some people create tiered decks with 3 or 4 levels.  These can be intricate decks but look incredible when down.  The image on which we based this 2 level deck plan can be found on Zillow DigsTM.

The one downside to multi-level decks is that you must be careful about the edge.  It’s easy to forget and then while sitting in a chair, push it backwards and tumble backwards.  That said, in my view, the added dimension of a second level plus the demarcation creating 2 separate sections is well worth it.

If you live in an area where you can enjoy the outdoors much of the year, it’s worth investing in a large deck that can accommodate grilling, dining and sitting areas.

Our full blueprints for this deck is set out below.  Click each image to enlarge.

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Blueprints (.jpg) for this 2 level deck design

2-Level Deck Design

Cement Pillar Layout

Deck Pillar Post Layout Design

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The Deck Framing Plan

Deck Framing Plan

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Deck Railing Plans

Deck Railing Plan

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Top View of the Deck

Deck Posts

Deck Post Plans for 2 Level Deck

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Side View

Side view of 2 level wood deck.

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