Step 8: Paint the Cabinet

painting the cabinet
Photo: Laura Moss
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Fill the screw holes, and paint the cabinet to match the shutter door. (Remove the door, board, and accessories first to avoid errant brushstrokes.) Hang the cabinet with heavy-duty fasteners made for your wall type, and you're ready to iron away.
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    Tools List

    • 16-foot tape measure
      Tape measure
    • pencil
      Pencil
    • Rafter Square
      Rafter square
    • circular saw
      Circular saw
    • bar clamps
      Bar clamps
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • one-and-a-half inch paintbrush
      Paintbrush

    Shopping List

    Shutter

    Fold-up ironing board

    Iron rest

    Hanging bar

    1x8 boards

    ¾-inch plywood

    1½-inch wood screws

    ¾-inch No. 10 screws

    2 cabinet hinges

    Cabinet knob

    Spackling compound or wood putty

    Paint