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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
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Caulk gun
    • Cat's paw
    • Corded drill
    • Chalk line
    • Drill bit set
    • Jigsaw
    • Pliers
    • Safety glasses
    • Square

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • Construction adhesive
    • Carriage bolts
    • Deck boards
    • Deck screws
    • Nails
    • 2x4s
    • 2x8s or 2x10's
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