Step 4: Install the Middle Rail

Follow the same steps to mount the middle rail, which consists of five shorter pieces. Again, for the best fit, scribe each one and use a handsaw to cut before gluing and nailing. Let the glue dry over night.
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    Tools List

    • miterbox with saw
      Handsaw or miter saw
    • brad nailer
      Brad nailer

    Shopping List

    1. ½-by-4-inch medium-density fiberboard (MDF) trim

    2. Panel adhesive

    3. Brad nails

    4. Joint compound

    5. Sandpaper

    6. Paintable caulk

    7. White paint