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      Tools List

      • finish hammer
        hammer
      • mason line and level
        mason line
      • 30-foot tape measure
        tape measure
      • black marker
        felt-tip marker
      • string level
        string level
      • hand saw
        handsaw
      • post hole digger
        posthole digger
      • trenching shovel
        trencher (or trenching shovel)
      • spade
        spade
      • Rafter Square
        rafter square
      • circular saw
        circular saw
      • chisel
        chisel
      • two-foot level
        level
      • drill
        drill/driver
      • lineman's pliers
        linesman pliers
      • jigsaw
        jigsaw
      • multi-bit screwdriver
        screwdriver

      Shopping List

      2-foot-tall garden stakes

      spray paint

      drainage stone Get one bag for each post except gateposts.

      44 posts Get ten 10-footers.

      24 rails Get sixteen 10-footers.

      26 gate rail Get one 6-footer.

      fast-setting concrete Get one bag per hinge post.

      3-inch deck screws Get a box.

      1¼-inch deck screws Get a box.

      welded wire mesh Get enough linear feet to cover the fence.

      ¾-inch galvanized staples Get a 1-pound box.

      PVC-coated wire Get enough linear feet to cover the fence.

      post caps and finials

      stainless-steel nails Get enough to fasten the post caps.

      sandpaper

      shims

      gate hardware