Kids Magnetic Blackboard

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Project by BCDesign posted 04-21-2015 12:28 AM 999 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this blackboard from some pieces of walnut and maple with a piece of plywood as the board.I used pocket holes to join it together and rebated the back the accept to the blackboard.I used magnetic blackboard paint so the kids can use the magnetic letters on it as well as chalk.I routed the inside edge with a roundover bit and used the ogee bit on the outside.I also used the router to make a little trayed area to hold the chalk.I finished the project with spray polyurethane.

I made a video for my YouTube channel please thumbs up share and subscribe!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#1 posted 04-21-2015 05:56 AM

Wow! I really like that, great build.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#2 posted 04-21-2015 06:29 AM

I like the multy wood frame, especially it’s multifunctionality. Nice board!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 04-21-2015 08:10 AM

Great project very nicely done,


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#4 posted 04-21-2015 09:21 AM

very nicely done. does it hang on the wall or rest on an easel?

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 04-21-2015 10:13 AM

thank you Todd Ivan and Garry!Tooch it hangs on the wall I forgot to add a picture of it hanging I will link an image in here!Ivan I used the bits of walnut and maple that I had bought to make chopping boards there wasn’t enough to make it all maple or walnut but I like the way the walnut chalk holder stands out on the maple!!!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#6 posted 04-21-2015 12:07 PM

I like this project, quite nice, can i ask about the paint, i have never heard about magnetic paint.

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#7 posted 04-21-2015 01:33 PM


I did not realize there was a magnetic blackboard paint. Thanks for the tip!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 04-21-2015 02:57 PM

Nicely done. I will have to check out that magnetic paint.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#9 posted 04-21-2015 03:29 PM

This is a nice practical design and you’ve done a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 04-21-2015 08:57 PM

Great job.Very nice project.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#11 posted 04-21-2015 10:38 PM

Thank you for the comments!nayo the paint works really well,the more coats you use the more magnetic it gets!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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