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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.

    • Circular saw
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Adjustable wrench
    • Jigsaw
    • Posthole digger
    • Sledgehammer
    • Spade
    • Non-contact voltage tester
    • Wire stripper/cutter

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Mattock
    • Trenching shovel

Underground feeder cable (14/2 for the project shown here) 1/2 in. PVC 1/2 in. PVC male adapters 1/2 in. PVC strap 1/2 in. PVC elbows 1/2 in. PVC couplings 4" round remodeling box Outlet box GFCI outlet Combination switch/outlet Exterior light Weatherproof outlet covers Wire nuts 1/2 in. rigid metal conduit (optional for under sidewalks) 1/2 in. metal couplings 1/2 in. metal plugs


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