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these are great for having around the house
This is a really easy project to do if you are not scared of power tools. If you are not sure always get some one else to help you.
Don't forget goggles.

Posted by xxkayxx from Whitehaven, England, United Kingdom • Published See xxkayxx's 24 projects »
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  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by getting you equipment ready first.
    goggles, jigsaw,

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 2
    Step 2

    Now saw how you want the design to be.

    (first timers start with a basic design UN till you are good with the jigsaw)

    Now sand the edges so you don't get any splinters or cuts.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lay the wood down on the papered surface and get you tin of black board paint.
    mine was just under a fiver its the only thing i paid for.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 4
    Step 4

    Now paint.
    Always brush in the same direction then leave to dry for 4 hours.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 5
    Step 5

    After 4 hours go back and give it another coat.
    Then leave it for another 4 hours.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 6
    Step 6

    After 4 hours go back and give it another coat then leave for another 4 hours.

    After the last 4 hours turn over and do the same on the other side, but that by choice only.

  • How to make a chalkboard. Diy: Blackboard Project - Step 7
    Step 7

    I made 2 on for my kitchen and one for my bedroom.
    The kitchen one i painted around the edges with some spare paint.
    Now there both hanging great and getting some use.

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