DIY Furniture

The secret to inexpensive DIY furniture is to start with kitchen cabinets!

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
  • Air compressor
  • Air hose
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Drill bit set
  • Framing square
  • Hole saw kit
  • Stapler
  • Orbital sander
  • Router
  • Safety glasses
  • Paintbrush
  • Utility knife
  • Table saw
  • Wood glue

You'll also need router bits, scissors and an iron.

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 Lists in Additional Information