Introduction: DIY Chalkboard

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Did you know that make chalkboard paint?!
You can literally make any surface a chalk board.
Here I will show you some easy steps to turn a cut piece of wood into a decorative chalkboard.

Step 1: Supplies

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You will need:

paint brush
detailing brush
chalkboard paint

Step 2: Add Paint

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Add the paint generously over the flat surface.

Step 3: Add Paint As Needed

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Keep the brush moving for a smooth finish.

Step 4: Finish the Edge

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Use your smaller brush to finish the edges.

*you can use tape to leave a natural wood border or a boarder of any color.

Step 5: Let Dry

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It will dry quick. You can also use a heat gun or hair drier to speed up the process.

Step 6: Use

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You can write and erase chalk off of this surface now.


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2016-09-06

Nice! I like the wood piece you used :)

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