Finishing Hardwood Floors 2 - Checklist Finishing Hardwood Floors 2 - Checklist

Tools for All Hardwood Floor Projects

  • Carpenter's pencil
  • Circular saw
  • Hammer
  • Utility knife
  • Heavy duty shop
  • Eye protection
  • Vacuum
  • Pry bar and wood
  • Fan(s)
  • Wedge
  • Tape measure
  • Extension cords
  • Carpenter's (heavy duty) square
  • Nail belt
  • Ear protectors
  • Respirator/face adapter (if mask needed)

Tools for Repairs

  • Variable-speed drill
  • Chisel
  • Putty knife
  • Drill bit stop
  • Pry bar
  • Drill bits
  • Caulking gun
  • Nail set
  • Screwdriver

Materials for Repairs

  • Graphite (tube)
  • Sub-flooring adhesive
  • Wood dough
  • Adhesive
  • 8-penny finishing nails
  • 2 x 4,2 x 6, or 2 x 8 for bridging
  • 3/16 round head wood screws
  • Rags
  • 3/4 inch hardwood flooring strips

Tools for Refinishing

  • Putty knife
  • Paint tray and roller
  • Drum sander with wrenches
  • Lamb's wool mop
  • Edge or disc sander
  • Orbital sander
  • Floor buffer
  • Paint scraper or block sander
  • Nail set

Materials for Refinishing

  • Duct tape
  • Wood stain
  • Plastic sheets
  • Wood sealer
  • Coarse-grit sandpaper
  • Polyurethane
  • Paint stick or coat hanger
  • Medium-grit sandpaper
  • #2 steel wool
  • Fine-grit sandpaper
  • Machine discs and pads
  • Tack cloth

 


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