Hanging string lights in any area where no supports are located means another solution is needed. If a deck or patio does not have a cover, then hanging a set of lights is a great way to add a decorative element. A good way to do this is to build a set of posts for your lights.
The material to use to make the posts for your string lights can be metal or plastic conduit. Plastic will be easier to work with, but the material could bend when using taller posts. This means metal tubing may be the best option for this project.
You will need only a few supplies and tools to make the posts for your string lights. However, you will need to determine where the posts will be located before starting this project. The best part about this project is the poles can easily be removed when they are not needed.
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