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Building and Installing a Kitchen Bar

Build and install a kitchen bar and get extra cabinet space with these steps.

Materials

  • finish nails
  • granite countertop
  • nails
  • paint
  • primer
  • screws
  • wood glue
  • trim
  • birch plywood
  • wood trim
  • newel posts
  • 2x8 pine lumber
  • trim strips
  • adjustable feet
  • metal bracket
  • door handle
  • newel post

Tools

  • brushes
  • chop saw
  • measuring tape
  • paint tray
  • safety glasses
  • screw gun
  • carpenter's pencil
  • circular saw
  • drill
  • finish nailer
  • hammer
  • level
  • nail gun
  • orbital sander
  • water-resistant paint roller

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