DIY Chalkboard

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Introduction: DIY Chalkboard

About: I work in the mental health field as therapist in a residential treatment program. I also have a duel career in health and wellness doing massage and personal exercise training. My hobbies which spill over in…

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

You will need:

paint brush
detailing brush
chalkboard paint
wood
chalk

Step 2: Add Paint

Add the paint generously over the flat surface.

Step 3: Add Paint As Needed

Keep the brush moving for a smooth finish.

Step 4: Finish the Edge

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

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

Step 6: Use

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

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    Penolopy Bulnick
    Penolopy Bulnick

    4 years ago

    Nice! I like the wood piece you used :)