Easy Deck With Concrete Blocks and Railroad Ties


I needed to cover up a shameful space in my backyard. And, provide another area for seating. I wanted it to be cheap, easy and fast. This method of building a deck was perfect! The only tool needed was a drill.
This is the completed deck.
This is the completed deck.
I used concrete blocks as the support between the railroad ties.
I used concrete blocks as the support between the railroad ties.
I screwed the decking boards into the railroad ties on each side.
I screwed the decking boards into the railroad ties on each side.
DaisyMaeBelle - Melissa

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  • Suzie
    on Sep 9, 2013

    I love this! I could even do this alone. So simple & easy. Thank you for inspiring me!

  • Maureen Connolly
    on Mar 12, 2016

    wow - perfect timing for me to see this! have the perfect spot for it in my back yard and it solves a few issues I have! and, like Suzie said, I can do it alone! Thanks for posting.

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