But finally I convinced Scott that I really wanted a deck and he decided to work on it some more. All that was left were the railings and the fascia. Scott spent quite a lot of time on the railings, and they turned out very well!
Here's Scott working on one of the posts:
Putting the balusters into the railings:
After it was all done (on the main part of the deck; the stairs will take a full weekend themselves) he let me (very ceremonially) put on the last post cap:
Ignore my muffin top and look at the new me: ONLY 150 POUNDS.
So the main part of the deck is finished! It looks so nice, and it's nice and spacious and I am really excited to get a little bistro set and sit outside, sipping something sweet and cold and doing something fun with yarn!
Doesn't it look relaxing?