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Furniture

Framed Chalkboard

STEPS

4

SKILL LEVEL beginner

Beginner Intermediate Advanced
Re-purpose an old frame by turning it into a Chalkboard for to-do lists that are constantly changing.

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

ACCESSORY

Dremel Ultra-Saw US500 4" Premium Carbide Wood & Plastic Cutting Wheel

Model # US500

Materials

  • 1

    Frame
  • 1

    Ruler
  • 1

    Pencil
  • 1

    Construction Adhesive
  • 1

    Fiberboard
  • 1

    Chalkboard Paint
  • 1

    Paint Brush

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

Once you choose your frame, measure the inside of it, so you are measuring the frame’s opening. Then, measure the fiberboard 2 inches wider and longer than the frame’s measurements. Mark the measurements with a pencil to guide you when cutting.

STEP 2

Step 2

Using the Dremel Ultra-Saw and cutting wheel, cut the fiberboard following the lines drawn in step 1.

STEP 3

Step 3

Next, coat the fiberboard with Chalkboard paint, and then wait for the paint to dry.

STEP 4

Step 4

Once the paint is dry, add an outline of construction adhesive to the frame and place the painted fiberboard on the adhesive. Let dry the suggested amount of time on the bottle of adhesive. Hang with wire by the back door with notes and reminders or in an office as a noticeable to-do list.

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