Super easy chalkboard

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Project by Joel posted 08-17-2016 04:36 AM 299 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The wife wanted a chalkboard in the living room to fill in a very large wall that we just couldn’t figure out how to decorate. This actually did quite nicely. Unfortunately I’m required to do a different chalk picture daily for her so 30 minutes of every night is now dedicated to my newest hobby: chalk pictures for my lady.
I used four 1×6 planks of pine, stained in ebony and lightly sanded for that weathered look, and a very thin 55×60 sheet of smooth plywood to paint with that chalkboard paint. A few coats and I’m really happy with the end result.

-- Joel, Tulare California

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#1 posted 08-17-2016 08:26 AM

cool, and your artistic to boot. Nice

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 08-17-2016 10:07 PM

That’s a great idea. A new picture for the wall everyday. That will keep your imagination working. You should do a blog of all the pics. I like the first two.

-- The reward of art is not fame or success but intoxication: that is why so many bad artists are unable to give it up. Jean Cocteau

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#3 posted 08-18-2016 03:28 AM

Looks great. Did you roll or brush the paint on?

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 01:38 AM

Nice job!

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