Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
Diamond blade for circular saw
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- 4000 PSI concrete (minimum)
- Concrete plinth block
- Wood post (4 x 4 or 6 x 6) for jacking
- 2 x 10 weight-spreader boards
- Sill sealer
- ½” dia. rebar
- Anchor bolt
- Heavy duty galvanized metal straps
- Heavy duty T-brace
- Joist hanger nails