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    Selected Topic/Section

      Tools List

      • flathead screwdriver
        Flathead screwdriver
      • Phillips screwdriver
        Phillips-head screwdriver
      • combination square
        Combination square
      • framing square
        Framing square
      • miter saw
        Miter saw
      • bar clamps
        Clamps
      • pneumatic finish nailer
        Pneumatic nail gun
      • rounded chisel
        Rounded chisel
      • mallet
        Mallet

      Shopping List

      1-by-1¾-inch poplar nose-and-cove molding. Get four 8-footers.

      18-gauge 1-inch nails for pneumatic nail gun

      Wood glue

      Wood putty

      120-grit sandpaper

      Latex primer and paint

      New lockset (optional)

      Note on proportions: A typical interior four-panel door has three equivalent stiles with a matching top rail and a deeper base rail. Mock up simple patterns cut from cardboard to see what size panels will look best on your door.