Tool Planner

Use this tool planner to help make a list of all the tools for painting that you will need to complete your paint job.

Select any of the three boxes in the "Painting Tools (Application)" section and you can download a printable PDF chart that you can use to make your tool list for paint brushes, paint rollers, and roller accessories.

Likewise you can select any box under the "Painting Tools (Prep)" section to download a printable PDF chart that will list the most basic paint prep and masking tools you will need.

Painting Tools (Application)

PAINT BRUSHES
Paint Brushes (inches)1-1/222-1/233-1/24
SYNTHETIC
Nylonangle
straight
Nylon/Polyesterangle
straight
Polyesterangle
straight
NATURAL BRISTLE
China Bristleangle
straight
Bristle/Ox-Hairangle
straight

PAINT ROLLERS
Roller nap (inches)3/161/43/81/23/411-1/41-1/2
Lambs Wool 9 inch
Lambs Wool 7 inch
Synthetic 9 inch
Synthetic 7 inch
Synthetic 4 inch
Synthetic 3 inch
Other
Roller Frames3 inch4 inch7 inch9 inch
Regular
Jumbo
Mini Rollers (Nap)Foam1/4 inch1/2 inchother
Roller Frame - 4 inch
Roller Frame - 6 inch

ROLLER ACCESSORIES
Roller Bucket Grids1 gallon2 gallon5 gallon
Straight Grid
Bent Grid
Empty Buckets
Roller Traysstandardjumbo
Metal
Plastic
Plastic Tray Liners

EXTENSION POLES
Extension Poles2-4 feet4-8 feet6-12 feet8-16 feet
Fiberglass
Wood

Painting Tools (Prep)

PUTTY KNIVES
Putty Knives (inches)11-1/41-1/2234
Flexible
Stiff
Chisel

SCRAPING TOOLS
5 In 1 Tool
Paint Scraper

MISCELLANEOUS PREP TOOLS
Caulking Gun
Screwdriver
Hammer
Nail Set

SANDING TOOLS
Orbital Sander
Palm Sander
Block Sander
Pole Sander (walls)
Extension Cords

MASKING TOOLS
Hand Masker
Utility Knife

PAINTER'S DROP CLOTHS
Tarps (sq. ft.)5 x 54 x 124 x 159 x 1212 x 15
Canvas 6-7 oz.
Canvas 8-9 oz.
Canvas 9-10 oz.
Canvas 11-12 oz.
Butyl Backed

DRYWALL TOOLS - Knives
Drywall Knives (inches)68121416182024
Joint Knife (6 inches)
Taping KnifeXXX
Wide KnifeXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

DRYWALL TOOLS
Mud Pan (Metal)
Mud Pan (Plastic)
Key Hole Saw
Utility Knife
Measuring Tape

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