Step 3: Move the Template to Create the Pattern

Move the template up, aligning its edge with the edge of the octagon cutout so that the corner cutouts form diamonds.
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    Tools List

    • roller tray
      Paint tray
    • roller frames
    • paint roller with extension
      Roller pole
    • scissors
    • one-and-a-half inch paintbrush
      1½-inch painter's brush
    • sponge

    Shopping List

    Exterior stain, tinted. Get 1 gallon each of a base color and a darker shade.

    Roller cover (¼-inch nap for wood)

    Heavy paper or poster board

    Painter's tape Get two rolls.