Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Tape measure
- Framing square
- Glue, water-resistant
In addition, a miter saw will speed up the cutting.
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- Cedar 1x2, 8-ft. long (7 boards)
- Galvanized box nails, 4d
- Sandpaper, 120 grit
- Wood preservative or stain