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