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Project by majuvla posted 10-20-2015 09:28 AM 1476 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is magnetic chalk information board for our kitchen, with puzzled frame made of various scrap woods : oak, walnut, beech, apple, mahogany. The frame is scrollsaw work, finished with matte varnish. Scrolled pieces are 1cm thick and glued on main board.The board is playwood painted with 3 layers of magnetic paint and on top 2 layers of chalk paint. On the left, mahogany-walnut chalk,sponge,paper,pencil stand. Dimensions 139×35 cm.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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JackinNac

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#1 posted 10-20-2015 09:54 AM

That is so cool, love the frame with various wood. I haven’t heard of magnetic paint before

-- When they discover the center of the universe, a lot of people will be disappointed they are not it

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#2 posted 10-20-2015 10:43 AM

very nice ivan

never heard of that paint either
but if you say so
i know it must be good

great idea
and the border is sweet

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 10-20-2015 12:19 PM

Great idea, Ivan. We have a dry erase board on our stove and use it every day!!
You’ll love it!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 10-20-2015 02:43 PM

That is a real neat idea. I just put a couple of cork panels on the end of an upper cabinet in our kitchen.

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#5 posted 10-20-2015 02:47 PM

BRAVO!
Everything about this project is worth repeating.
I’ve heard of the magnetic paint but have never used it. Mainly because I thought it would be too weak. Apparently not.
You have thought of everything, from cubbies for the supplies to mags to hang take with you notes..
Great idea Ivan

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#6 posted 10-20-2015 04:22 PM

This turned out really nicely, Ivan! Great use of cut offs. The puzzle frame is creative. The cubbies will corral the chalk and other items way better than a little tray on the bottom. Did you stack cut the puzzle ends? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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kiefer

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#7 posted 10-20-2015 06:12 PM

Great Idea Ivan and well done looks nice with the frame you made .
Have to look for magnetic paint it could be handy one day .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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majuvla

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#8 posted 10-21-2015 03:22 AM

Thanks for all comments and views – again managed to Daily top 3.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 10-21-2015 07:18 AM

A puzzle frame. A fruitful mind.

-- Mark

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#10 posted 10-21-2015 06:50 PM

Cool idea. The puzzle frame is awesome. Love it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#11 posted 10-24-2015 02:56 PM

Creative communications! Excellent use of cutoffs Ivan and a great idea to keep everyone well informed.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 10-26-2015 08:53 PM

well done, like the design!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#13 posted 10-28-2015 01:16 PM

Fantastic idea and build. You have it all covered

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#14 posted 11-01-2015 01:10 AM

Awesome work Ivan i made a kids magnetic blackboard awhile back,the magnetic paint is great!I really like the holders on the left side!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain https://www.youtube.com/user/bazza866/videos

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#15 posted 02-21-2016 11:16 PM

Nice! I love that frame!! :D

-- The only difference between try and triumph is a little umph... and many a splinter in the hands! ;)

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