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      Tools List

      • 16-foot tape measure
        Tape Measure
      • combination square
        Combination square
      • bar clamps
        Bar clamps
      • jigsaw
        Jigsaw
      • drill
        Drill/driver fitted with 3/16-inch drill bit, 1-inch spade bit, and long -inch spade bit
      • pencil compass
        Compass
      • random orbit sander
        Random-orbit sander
      • paintbrush
        2-inch paintbrush
      • artist paintbrush
        Small artist's paintbrush
      • Phillips screwdriver
        Screwdriver
      • adjustable wrench
        Wrench

      Shopping List

      1. 1x8 oak, maple, or other hardwood board, 4 feet long

      2. ¾-inch polypropylene rope

      3. 120-grit sandpaper

      4. Exterior-grade wood glue

      5. 1¼-inch deck screws6. Exterior latex paint

      7. Carabiner or spring clip

      8. -inch-thick, 10-inch-long stainless-steel or galvanized eyebolt with washer and two nuts

      9. ¾-inch rope thimble