Ok, so I didn't build an extension to myself or even a deck, but I built one hell of a raised planter box... from scratch... with my own plans. Boo-ya! I just looked online at similar planter boxes that retail for hundreds of dollars, and I think I spent $50 for all the supplies. That's how we do!
Look at that Amish quality. I study them carefully when I'm in Indiana and the secret is the beard.