Build a Stone Patio or Brick Patio

We'll tell you everything you need to know to build a beautiful, durable patio

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
  • Chalk line
  • Line level
  • Level
  • Garden rake
  • Hearing protection
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Safety glasses
  • Trowel

You will also need the following tools. Sod cutter, tamper (plate compactor), masonry saw, (diamond blade), level, 4-ft., Gloves, Garden hose, Shovel, Brick hammer, mason's string line, push broom.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Brick pavers
  • Stone
  • Gravel
  • packable Sand
  • Landscape fabric
  • Wooden stakes
  • 3/4-in. x 10-ft. black iron pipes (3)