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Install a Dumbwaiter: Frame the Shaft

Using 2x4s, host Paul Ryan demonstrates how to frame in the dumbwaiter shaft on the upper and lower floors.

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Materials

  • 3/4" plywood
  • 2x4 boards
  • drywall
  • masonry screws
  • concrete anchors
  • shims
  • dumbwaiter kit

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • work gloves
  • hammer
  • pry bar
  • level
  • circular saw with diamond blade
  • utility knife
  • reciprocating saw
  • framing square
  • impulse nailer
  • hammer drill
  • masonry bit
  • tape measure

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