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Turn a Wasted Attic Into a Cool Room

One family takes a room with a severely slanted ceiling and remodels the space into a unique and fun room. Learn how to transform a wasted attic into a cool place to hang out with these easy steps.

Materials

  • 2x4 board
  • 2x4 boards
  • 3/4" plywood
  • drawer pulls and hardware
  • hinges
  • insulation
  • nails
  • paint
  • primer
  • screws
  • shims
  • wood glue
  • contact cement
  • OSB sheets
  • wood trim
  • double-stick carpet tape

Tools

  • dust mask
  • paint roller
  • paint tray
  • paintbrush
  • pencil
  • sandpaper
  • screw gun
  • circular saw
  • level
  • nail gun
  • water-resistant paint roller
  • roller
  • straightedge
  • table saw
  • utility knife
  • foam roller

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