Originally Posted by SammyG-SD
I am thinking of doing that to my backyard. Is this a reasonable DIY? What is the time/skill set needed?
That is in no way a reasonable DIY project, imo. Just getting the ground properly level would discourage me, and I take on more DIY projects than most (I'm on the tail end of a 2nd floor remodel atm). That being said, if you hired out someone else to excavate and tamp, the rest could be done with sweat equity. Friends+pizza+beer gets it done from there.
Pele is obviously some sort of super human.