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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
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Caulk gun
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Stepladder
    • Posthole digger
    • Safety glasses
    • Sledgehammer
    • Speed square

Diamond blade, Gloves, Shovel, Hand tamper, Level, 2-ft., Level, 4-ft.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 2x4 preservative treated wood
    • 2x4 and 2x6 cedar
    • 3-in. deck screws
    • Concrete, 60-lb. bags
    • 10d galvanized Finish nails
    • Wood stakes
    • Modular blocks
    • Gravel
    • Locking pins
    • Polyurethane adhesive

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