You have two choices here. If your #1 priority is saving money go with a hacksaw. But please don't totally cheap out here. We don't want to turn you into a swearing sailor Here is a table of hacksaws we would recommend buying (notice they are all high tension).
|Amazon||TEKTON High-Tension Hacksaw||
|Lowe's||Blue Hawk High Tension||
|Home Depot||Stanley 12 in. High-Tension||
|Amazon||Lenox 12in Bi Metal 2 Pack||
|Lowe's||Stanley 12in Bi Metal 2 Pack||
|Home Depot||Dewalt 12in Bi Metal 2 Pack||
If you want to be more efficient with your time we highly recommend using a sawzall. This is the more expensive option but you will save yourself a lot of time. Its also just a great tool to have handy for many other projects.
|Amazon||DEWALT 10-Amp Reciprocating||79.00|
|Lowe's||DEWALT 10-Amp Reciprocating||79.00|
|Home Depot||DEWALT 12-Amp Reciprocating||89.00|
|Lowe's||DEWALT 6 in. Bi-Metal (5-Pack)||12.98|
|Home Depot||DEWALT 4 in. Bi-Metal (2-Pack)||4.55|
For installing bolts as needed we recommend getting some nut drivers that attached to a drill. However if you are on a tight budget an old fashion adjustable wrench or the appropriate size manual wrench will do.
|Lowe's||Kobalt Nut Driver (4 Piece Set)||7.98|
|Home Depot||Milwaukee Magnetic Nut Driver (5 Piece Set)||14.97|
Pick up some spare drill bits in order to pre-drill holes in the ground posts, bows and hand-crank.
|Amazon||Tooluxe 13 Piece Set||8.74|
|Lowe's||Black & Decker 10 Pack||2.98|
|Home Depot||Dewalt 21 Piece Set||19.97|
For driving in ground posts. Be sure to use in conjunction with our ground post driver.
|Amazon||Jackson 4lb Sledge Hammer||15.22|
|Lowe's||Kobalt 4lb Sledge Hammer||19.98|
|Home Depot||4lb Sledge Hammer||7.98|
This is used to make sure all your ground posts are level to each other.
|Amazon||Wellington Mason Line 260 ft||4.49|
|Lowe's||Lehigh Mason Line 325 ft||3.68|
|Home Depot||White Twisted Cotton Twine 420 ft||2.57|
|Amazon||Johnson Line Level||2.99|
|Lowe's||Swanson Line Level||2.98|
|Home Depot||Empire Line Level Set (2 Pack)||2.93|
100 foot tape measure to be able to reach each corner.
|Amazon||Stanley 200 ft Tape Measure||17.66|
|Lowe's||Kobalt 100 ft Tape Measure||14.98|
|Home Depot||Stanley 200 ft Tape Measure||17.95|
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