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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.

    • Circular saw
    • Line level
    • Level
    • Wheelbarrow
    • Safety glasses
    • Spade
    • Trowel

You’'l also need a mason's hammer, deadblow hammer, bolt cutter (for rebar), plate compactor, diamond blade for the saw, hand tamper, small whisk broom, jointer, a bucket and leather gloves.

Required Materials for this Project

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

Patio
One 3' x 18" step stone
300 sq. ft. flagstone
10 tons gravel
2 tons sand
48 lin. ft. edging

Walls
75 sq. ft. wall stone
16 lin. ft. capstone
Twenty 4 x 6 x 16 concrete blocks
1-1/2 yds. concrete
100 ft. of 1/2-in. rebar

1-in. x 10-ft. steel pipes
2 x 4s
2 x 8s
1/4-in. hardboard
1 x 4s (for batter boards)

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