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How to Build and Install a Window Seat

Follow these step-by-step instructions to build a window seat and install it in your home.

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Materials

  • caulk
  • 16-penny nails
  • 2-1/2" wood screws
  • 2x4 boards
  • pre-painted pine board
  • melamine trim
  • 3/4" round trim
  • piano hinges
  • painter's tape

Tools

  • table saw
  • level
  • caulking gun
  • tape measure
  • electric drill with screwdriver attachment
  • hammer
  • iron
  • circular saw
  • finish hand saw

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