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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
    • Clamps
    • Band clamp
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Caulk gun
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Framing square
    • Waterproof glue
    • Handsaw
    • Jigsaw
    • Side cutting pliers
    • Router
    • Table saw

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.

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
    • Primer
    • Paint

For a complete list of trellis materials, see the Shopping List in "Additional Information."


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