Our back yard has an area that grass won't grow in because of shade and tree roots, so we decided to put in a small deck. Hubby had never built one, but he researched and figured out how to do it! There are just a few pics of the process and our son even helped a little.
Back yard before
Deck in progress
Deck getting closer to done
Son helping out
Finished - though he added a step on the front after this pic