DIY Lattice Privacy Screen

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You will need to create a frame out of 1x4's to attach composite/PVC lattice to.

You are essentially going to sandwich the lattice screen between your frame creating a lattice panel. Layout your frame (1×4 pine pieces cut to size), place your lattice on top and then add 1×4’s again on top of your lattice.

Create a lattice privacy panel  

We used 8 x 1 – 5/8″ screws  to create the privacy screen  and used 10 x  3″ screws to attach  the  privacy screen to the  existing post on the patio.

Project material list:

Deck Fast  screws (stainless steel)

PVC/Composite fencing & 1x4 pine trim to create the frame

Skill saw to cut fencing to size