Making New Window Stools

Refresh, repair or just class up the joint by installing new window stools

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
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Coping saw
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Stud finder
  • Extension cord
  • Hearing protection
  • Jigsaw
  • Orbital sander
  • Pry bar
  • Router
  • Safety glasses
  • Speed square
  • Wood chisel

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 3-1/2-in. board
  • 6d Finish nails
  • Finish nails