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Finish Attaching the Sides

Use a pair of pliers to crimp and fold the wire fencing extending beyond the width of the Side Panel Assemblies with wire fencing.

Position two of these assemblies flush with the bottom end and outside edge of the Side Posts and attach using 2-1/2-inch pocket-hole screws (Image 1).

Position the Side Vertical Trim to cover the ends of the wire fencing.

Note: You may need to cut off the excess with wire cutters. Attach the Side Vertical Trim to the Side Posts using 2-1/2-inch screws. Drill countersunk pilot holes for the screws (Images 2 and 3).

Position the Side Horizontal Trim flush with the bottom of the Side Panel Assembly, and attach using 1-5/8-inch screws. Drill countersunk pilot holes for the screws (Image 4).

Attach Side Posts to the other end of these Side Panel Assemblies, followed by the final two Side Panel Assemblies.

Cut the Front Posts to length per the Parts List, then a 45-degree miter on one end measured at 1-1/2-inches.

Position the non-mitered end of the Front Posts flush with the bottom end and outside edge of the last two Side Panel Assemblies and attach using 2-1/2-inch pocket hole screws (Image 5).

Attach the final Side Vertical Trim and Side Horizontal Trim parts (Images 6-8).

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