Build a Wall Niche

Beautiful, practical and less than $50

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Circular saw
  • Miter saw
  • Table saw
  • Router
  • Wood glue
  • Drill bit set
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Brad nail gun
  • Stud finder
  • Drywall saw
  • Flashlight
  • Tape measure

You will also need a Roman ogee and round-over router bits.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • See Materials List at the end of the Step-by-Step section.
  • Sandpaper, 80- and 120-grits
  • Stain
  • Polyurethane finish