(4) 2x2x60-inches (2×2 lumber cut at 5-feet long)(18) 1x2x18-inches (1×2 lumber cut at 18-inches long)(2) 1x2x16.5-inches (1.2 lumber cut at 16.5-inches long)
Assemble the Two Main Rails
Each main rail has two 2x2x60-inch pieces and four 1x2x18-inch pieces.
The horizontal rails will extend one inch beyond the vertical supports.
Attach the top rail first.The top edge of the second rail is positioned 14.25-inches below the lower side of the top rail.The top edge of the third rail is positioned 14.25-inches below the lower side of the second rail.The top edge of the lowest rail is positioned 14.25-inches below the lower side of the third rail.
Attach Side Rails
Attach the top side rail first. Then the bottom rail. Then the middle two.
During this step, add the inner supports (two 18-inch and two 16.5-inch).
Attach side rails to two main sections.
Paint or Stain
Paint or stain the inner support rails (and allow to dry thoroughly) before attaching to cage.
Allow to dry thoroughly before use and be sure to set up your cage before your tomato plant gets big.