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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
    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Screw gun
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Chalk line
    • Level
    • Drywall saw
    • T-square
    • Stepladder
    • Pry bar
    • Safety glasses
    • Utility knife
    • Taping knife

You'll also need a Surform tool, a drywall hammer, a foot lift and a drywall lift.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Drywall
    • 1 1/4-in drywall screws
    • 1 5/8-in. drywall screws
    • Drywall nails
    • 2 x 2 (for optional crutch)

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