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Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

    • Clamps
    • Miter saw
    • Air compressor
    • Air hose
    • Brad nail gun
    • Cordless drill
    • Circular saw
    • Stud finder
    • Caulk gun
    • Level
    • Dust mask
    • Orbital sander
    • Paint roller
    • Paint tray
    • Putty knife
    • Safety glasses
    • Shop vacuum
    • Paintbrush
    • Utility knife

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

    • 4x8 x 1/2-in. MDF
    • 4-in. masking paper
    • Spackling compound
    • String
    • Sandpaper
    • Wood glue
    • Panel adhesive
    • 2-in. brad nails
    • Stain-blocking primer (solvent-based type, not water-based)
    • Paint

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