Step 2: Mark 2-Foot Increments

marking 2-foot increments using chalk and a yardstick
Photo: Deborah Whitlaw Llewellyn
Use a yardstick and chalk to mark off 2-foot increments along the diagonal line.
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    Tools List

    • roller tray
      Paint tray
    • roller frames
    • paint roller with extension
      Roller pole
    • chalk line
      Chalk line
    • 30-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • wooden yardstick
    • chalk
    • artist paintbrush
      ½-inch flat artist's brush
    • sponge

    Shopping List

    Concrete sealer, tinted. Get 1 gallon each of a base color and a lighter shade.

    Roller cover (½-inch nap for concrete)