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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
    • Air compressor
    • Brad nail gun
    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Stud finder
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Level
    • Drill bit set
    • Jigsaw
    • Stepladder
    • Safety glasses
    • Speed square
    • Utility knife
    • Wood glue

You'll also need tools to apply a stain or other finish.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 3/4“ x 4' x 8' sheets of oak plywood (1-1/2)
    • 1/2“ x 2-1/2“ hook strip (24')
    • 1/2“ x 3-1/2“ hook strip (9')
    • 1/4“ x 3/4“ x 8' screen molding (4)
    • 1-1/16“ closet rod (8')
    • Pairs of rod holders (4)
    • 6d finishing nails (1 lb.)
    • 80-grit sandpaper

You'll also need a stain or other finish.


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