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      Tools List

      • hand clamps
      • combination square
        combination square
      • 1-gallon paint can
      • jigsaw
      • sandpaper
        120-grit sandpaper
      • miter saw
        miter saw
      • 2½-inch sash brush
      • drill
      • Countersink bit
        -inch combination countersink bit
      • 1/8-inch drill bit
        -inch bit
      • extender flexible bit
        bit extender with flexible shaft
      • caulk gun
        caulk gun
      • two-foot level
      • 30-foot tape measure
        tape measure

      Shopping List

      2x4 pressure-treated lumber. Get three 12-foot boards for the rafters.

      2x2 pressure-treated balusters. Get six 8-footers to make the purlins.

      24-by-24-inch cedar side brackets. Get two.

      3½-by-24-inch cedar center bracket. Get one.

      3½-inch deck screws. Get a 1-pound box.

      2½-inch deck screws. Get a 1-pound box.

      acrylic adhesive caulk. Get one tube.

      -inch wood plugs. Get one package.

      solid-color acrylic exterior stain. Get 1 gallon.