Required Tools for this Project
Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
You'll also need a small hydraulic jack and gloves.
Required Materials for this Project
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Lag screws, 1/2-in. x 3-in.
- Joist hanger nails
- Treated deck post, 4x4 or larger
- Metal post base
- Wedge anchor, 3/8-in. x 4-in.
- Carriage bolts, 1/2-in.
- Acrylic caulk