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Installing a Portico

Customize a front entrance by installing a portico complete with a copper awning, fluted columns and paint.

Materials

  • crown molding
  • masonry screws
  • paint
  • screws
  • spackle
  • tape
  • wood glue
  • silicone caulk
  • 1/4" plywood
  • boards
  • trim
  • lumber
  • stock
  • wall anchors
  • stainless steel screws
  • custom-fabricated canopy

Tools

  • clamps
  • cordless drill
  • pencil
  • spacers
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • hammer
  • level
  • miter saw
  • router
  • table saw
  • tape measure
  • trim nailer
  • torpedo level
  • masonry bit
  • saw
  • drill bit
  • brad nailer
  • hand sander

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