Saftey Glasses and Work Gloves
You will need safety glasses to protect your eyes while splitting pavers or using a masonry saw. The gloves will protect your hands both while excavating your project area and while laying your pavers.
String Line and Survey Stakes
You will need a spool of string or twine and wooden survey stakes for marking out your project area.
Shovel and Level
You will need a shovel to excavate your project area. Then you will need a level for checking your base material and installing your project.
Mallet and Chisel
You will need a mallet and 3" chisel for splitting pavers for the edges of your project.
Masonry Saw and/or Guillotine Cutter You may want a masonry saw or guillotine cutter if you need to make a large number of cuts. You can rent one or both through your local home improvement warehouse or equipment rental outlet.