One of these days when I own my own house, I will surely build my own backyard deck. (and document every step on this blog) But for those of you lucky enough to own your house and don’t have a deck (rather just cement), see this great article on how to build a backyard deck.
Pretty nice, eh? Two hard winters and one backyard wedding later, it still looks great. Even though the dogs have worn a path down the middle of it while charging daily from the kitchen to the back of the garden to have some stern words with the neighbour’s cat. Oh well, nothing a liberal application of decking oil won’t fix.
Other great resources on building decks: