How to Build Floating Decks: Tutorial for Novices - The Spruce
28 Mar 2017 . It's easy to build floating decks, since they're not attached to a building. . attached to a building as are standard decks, they are just "floating" free out there, all on their own. . The floating deck in this project will stand just 9 inches off the ground. .. Check to see if the deck frame is level as you proceed.