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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.

    • Air compressor
    • Brad nail gun
    • Cordless drill
    • Tape measure
    • Circular saw
    • Stud finder
    • Level
    • Drill bit set
    • Framing square
    • One-handed bar clamps
    • Paint roller
    • Putty knife
    • Router
    • Safety glasses
    • Sanding block
    • Paintbrush
    • Wood glue

Table saw (optional), Paint roller, small diameter, You'll also need ripping and crosscutting guides for your circular saw and a flush-trim router bit.

Required Materials for this Project

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

    • 1/2-in. Birch plywood
    • Fast-drying Wood filler
    • Sandpaper, 80, 120 and 220 grit
    • Primer
    • Paint

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