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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
    • Brad nail gun
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Level
    • Drill bit set
    • Framing square
    • Straightedge
    • Wood glue

You will also need a brad point drill bit, 3/8-in. and a crosscut guide.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • See the Materials List in Additional Information at the end of the Step-by-Step section.
    • Sandpaper, 120-grit
    • Primer and paint
    • Stain and polyurethane
    • Screw hole buttons
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