Garage Door Makeover

Build a custom garage door—in just one weekend!

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Miter saw
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Jigsaw
  • Safety glasses

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Hardboard garage door
  • Cedar 1 x 4, 1 x 6, 1 x 8, 1 x 12
  • 1/4-in. x 4-in. x 8-ft. cedar tongue and groove
  • Paintable silicone caulk
  • Heavy duty construction adhesive
  • 1 x 3
  • Drywall screws
  • Exterior primer and paint