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Closet Makeover

These articles demonstrate how to transform an old nursery into a functional walk-in closet.

Materials

  • 3" framing nails
  • drywall screws
  • flat-head wood screws
  • joint compound
  • paintable caulk
  • scrap wood
  • screws
  • spackle
  • speed square
  • trisodium phosphate (TSP)
  • water-based polyurethane sealer
  • wire nuts
  • wood stain
  • rosin paper
  • mineral spirits
  • drywall tape
  • baseboard
  • primer sealer
  • semigloss paint
  • closet organizer kit
  • empty can

Tools

  • 80-grit sandpaper
  • cordless drill
  • dust mask
  • gloves
  • measuring tape
  • medium-grit sandpaper
  • paint roller
  • paint tray
  • paintbrush
  • rubber gloves
  • safety glasses
  • screwdriver
  • tack cloth
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • ear protection
  • hacksaw
  • hammer
  • ladder
  • laser level
  • level
  • putty knife
  • reciprocating saw
  • rubber mallet
  • stud finder
  • trowel
  • utility knife
  • dustpan
  • broom
  • knee pads
  • sanding sponge
  • tarp
  • paint roller extension handle
  • lint-free cloth
  • painter's multi-tool
  • floor sander
  • edge sander

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