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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.

    • Hammer
    • Clamps with a reach of at least 18 in.
    • Miter saw
    • Tape measure
    • Stud finder
    • Caulk gun
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Nail set
    • File
    • Handsaw
    • Hearing protection
    • Safety glasses
    • Scribing tool
    • Table saw

Thickness planer, air-powered finish nailer, 5/64-in. bit, sandpaper (120, 180 and 220 grits)

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 1-in.-thick oak in various widths and lengths
    • Stain
    • Clear finish
    • Wood putty
    • Construction adhesive
    • 2-1/2-in. finish nails
    • 2-in. finish nails
    • Masking tape
    • Glue
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