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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, 3-lb.
    • Tape measure
    • Caulk gun
    • Level, 4-ft.
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Trowel

Transit, Shovel, Tamper, Block chisel, Brick tongs

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Concrete blocks
    • Base gravel, compactable
    • Crushed gravel
    • Sand
    • Concrete adhesive

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