How to build a deck! This post has both video and text tutorials for the first step in building a DIY deck - digging and pouring the concrete footings.
house projects - How to Pour Concrete Footings & Piers
Concrete footers support the foundation of a building.
How to pour concrete footings and piers, with step-by-step instructions for building a form and ready-made concrete pier options
How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot--This is EXACTLY how I set the posts for our patio fence, intuitively. This is positive reinforcement, to see I've done it correctly!