[The two day makeover]
We fit this job in on a weekend to meet a deadline for a party in May. We arrived on Saturday morning and pulled up the old deck boards. Then we framed the new configuration...that was day 1.
The next morning
we brought in deck boards and decked the entire area. Then we attached
21 posts for the bench supports, cut and installed the brackets and laid
the decking on to create the seating surfaces, then skirted the deck with
fence pickets. By 5pm the second day [about 15 hours work total]
we were packing to go home.