How to Build an Outdoor Living Room

Unique sandwich construction achieves the massive look of solid beams with half the effort

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
  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Socket/ratchet set
  • Belt sander
  • Chalk line
  • Level
  • Drill bit set
  • Framing square
  • Handsaw
  • Jigsaw
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Posthole digger
  • Safety glasses
  • Speed square
  • Paintbrush