Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
You'll also need a dowling jig (or plate jointer), a top-bearing straight router bit, a 3/8-in. rabbeting bit, and a Mason’s string line.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
For a complete list of trellis materials, see the Shopping List in "Additional Information."