How to Work Alone

Use levers, sawhorses and other at-hand items to safely get work around your home done by yourself. We even have a good technique for hauling heavy plywood.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Clamps
  • Sawhorses
  • Roof harness
  • Extension ladder
  • Chalk line
  • Hammer

You won't need all of these tools for each tip. A radio and flat bar may also be needed.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Chain
  • Nails
  • 5-gal. bucket
  • rope