Step 4: Trim the Base Strips

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Use pruning shears or tin snips to trim the base strips to length. Screw 1½=inch-wide base to 2x4 rails.
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    Tools List

    • hammer
      HAMMER
    • flat prybar
      FLAT PRYBAR
    • utility knife
      UTILITY KNIFE
    • needlenose pliers
      PLIERS
    • bypass pruners
      PRUNING SHEARS
    • roller spline
      SPLINE ROLLER
    • mallet
      NON-MARRING MALLET

    Shopping List

    1. SCREENING
    (included in the Screen Tight kit, or sold separately)

    2. RUBBER SPLINE
    (included in the Screen Tight kit, or sold separately)