Another advantage of a DIY floating dock kit is the minimal tools and skills required. Most kits only require basic tools, such as a drill, hammer, and saw, tape measure. The kit includes material requirements and cut list, making it easy to order the lumber you need from your local lumber supplier, as well as assemble the dock without the need for complex drawings and guessing measurements.
When building a floating dock with a kit, it is essential to follow the instructions carefully. The instructions will guide you through the assembly process step-by-step, ensuring that you complete each step correctly. It is also important to ensure that all the hardware is tightened securely to prevent the dock from becoming unstable.