Here is a list of things to remember for installations. Not every job requires all of this, but it makes a useful checklist before heading to the job site. Is there something missing on the list? Please add it as a comment. Safety items Dust/vapor mask Hearing protection Eye protection Hard hat First aid kit Power tools Cordless drill, charger, battery packs Screwdriver bits Heavy-duty corded drill Chuck keys as needed Twist drill bits 1/16 to ½-inch Spade bits Countersink bits Vix-bits Trim router or small router with bits Miter saw (sliding compound preferred) Saber saw Reciprocating saw Air compressor Pneumatic brad nailer Extension cords (at least one 100-foot) Multiple outlet for extension cord 3-prong to 2-prong adapter Work lights Heat gun Measuring and layout tools Levels: 9-inch torpedo, 24-inch. 48-inch (or laser unit) Plumb bob (or laser unit) Squares: framing and combination Electronic stud finder, extra battery Measuring tapes (at least two 25-foot ones) 6-inch scale or folding rule Chalk line Pencils and sharpener 4-foot straightedge (could use level) Hand tools Scrapers Saws: crosscut, dovetail, Japanese ryoba, florring, coping Pocket knife Low-angle block plane Hammers: tack, 16-oz. claw, 20-oz. framing Nail sets Butt chisels 1/8-inch to 1-inch wide Sharpening stones Pliers: regular, needle nose and channel lock Locking pliers: regular and needle nose Diagonal cutters Heavy-duty nail cutters Putty knives: 1-1/4-inch and 4-inch wide Wrenches: allen, 6- and 10-inch adjustable Clamps: 3- and 4-inch spring clamps, deep-throated C-clamps, two 10-inch handscrews, selection of bar clamps Utility knife Wire stripper HardwareHinges Door and drawer pulls Door bumpers Shelf clips or pins Drawer slides Fasteners Wood screws: assortment of sizes Drywall screws: assortment of sizes Nails: finishing and common Any specialized fasteners required Finishing/touch-up materials Wood putty Sandpaper Sanding block Tack cloth Small bottle of touch-up finish Foam paint brushes for touch up Steel wool Rubbing and polishing compound AccessoriesPortable workbench or table Saw horses Step ladders Dollies Miscellaneous shop supplies Adhesives: yellow glue, contact cement, epoxy, cyanoacrylate Masking tape WD-40 Stick of wax (for lubricating screws) Cauk Shims Clean-up equipment Drop clothes Broom Dust pan Vacuum/dust collector Rags Paper towels All-purpose cleaner Waterless hand cleaner Garbage bags
MiscellaneousPlans Cell phone Radio Furniture pads Lunch
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