Backyard Decks: Build an Island Deck

Create a comfortable retreat anywhere in your yard

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Clamps
  • Miter saw
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Line level
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Framing square
  • Safety glasses
  • Spade
  • Speed square

See Additional Information at the end of the Step-by-Step section.