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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.

    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Stud finder
    • Drill/driver, cordless
    • Corded drill
    • Line level
    • Level
    • Extension cord
    • Forstner drill bits
    • Handsaw
    • Hearing protection
    • Stepladder
    • Straightedge
    • Painters tape
    • Safety glasses
    • Sawhorses
    • Table saw


Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 1x4
    • Closet rod
    • Closet rod supports
    • Figure-eight fasteners
    • Hollow-wall anchors
    • Shelf standards
    • Shelf supports
    • Wood chisel
    • Wood screws

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