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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
    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • 4-in-1 screwdriver
    • Belt sander
    • Drill bit set
    • Dust mask
    • Handsaw
    • Hot melt glue gun
    • Paint scraper
    • Putty knife
    • Safety glasses
    • Sanding block
    • Self-centering drill bit
    • Shop vacuum
    • Paintbrush
    • Table saw
    • Wood chisel

You'll also need rubber gloves, an organic vapor respirator, a 3 1/2-in. flexible putty knife and a Pozi screwdriver.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • Scrubbing pads
    • Sanding blocks
    • Sandpaper
    • No. 8x1-1/4" wood screws
    • No. 10 finish washers
    • Kitchen cabinet doors and drawer fronts
    • Cabinet knobs and pulls

For a complete list of painting supplies, see Additional Information.


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