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Stepping up the Basement

Learn how to add hardwood stairs, hang drywall and install a pre-hung door with this easy-to-follow project.

Materials

  • construction adhesive
  • drywall screws
  • interior lockset
  • pre-hung 3-panel door
  • razor blade
  • shims
  • stair treads
  • drywall mud
  • drywall
  • drywall tape
  • expanding foam
  • risers

Tools

  • pencil
  • sandpaper
  • screwdriver
  • air compressor
  • circular saw
  • drywall knife
  • drywall saw
  • finish nailer
  • grinder
  • level
  • miter saw
  • nail gun
  • rubber mallet
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • drywall square
  • paper taper
  • mud pan

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