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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.

    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Combination square
    • Level
    • Framing square
    • Handsaw
    • Jigsaw
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Orbital sander
    • Posthole digger
    • Safety glasses
    • Spade
    • Speed square

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 6x6 x 10' (posts)
    • 2x 8 x 8' (2 for headers)
    • 2x10 x 8' (brackets)
    • 2x4 x 8' (3 for stretcher, stakes, braces)
    • Concrete mix (3 – 60 lb. bags)
    • 3-in. deck screws
    • 3-1/2-in. deck screws

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