Building your own website is not that easy as it my look. One must have knowledge on the basic of website design and have a prior understanding on different web development tools or platform. It can be very tedious and involves a lot of work. You must have dedication and passion in order to get things done.
Though there are a lot of tutorials and easy tips on how to do your own website. You must need to also consider on reading a few books or going to forums as a means of deepening your knowledge. You can ask experts and join groups where there are people who actually build websites before.