Build a Deck Step by Step
Building a deck is the ultimate backyard DIY project. It takes some work, but this series of articles and videos shows you step-by-step instructions for each phase and guides you through basic deck-building techniques.
Check with your homeowners association and local building department about permits, building codes, inspections and any other requirements that might apply to your project.
Woodworking Planshow to Woodworking Plans for Caution
Before beginning any excavation, call 811 to check for underground utilities.