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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
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Combination square
    • Chalk line
    • Framing square
    • Jigsaw
    • Pry bar
    • Safety glasses
    • Sawhorses
    • Utility knife
    • Tin snips

Fascia folding tool, 12-in, trim nail punch, plywood-cutting circular saw blade

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Soffit panels
    • Fascia
    • J-channel
    • Drip edge
    • 1-1/2-in. trim nails, color-coated

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