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Project by khamm posted 469 days ago 628 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bought a cheap chalkboard from Amazon. I was not impressed with the mitered oak frame, it was already coming apart, so I made this. Mostly maple with a dye stain. It is based on a mirror project in PW.

Of course, now I realize that the chalkboard surface itself is junk, so I am ordering a replacement from billyboards.

Bargains so seldom truly are

Keith

-- Keith H. I don't need more gadgets; I need more skills





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workerinwood

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#1 posted 469 days ago

Well done. looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 469 days ago

Great looking frame! Some Arts and Craft style to it…..

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

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ChrisK

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#3 posted 469 days ago

Nice frame.

Have you tried the chalk board paint on 1/2 or less MDF? I built a custom size for under a set of stares 9 years ago and it was still in use when the family moved last year. Takes 3 or 4 coats and looks like a chalk board. I have not used it on anything other than MDF so far. I think it would work on Masonite as well.

-- Chris K

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vipond33

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#4 posted 468 days ago

“Bargains so seldom truly are” but in the end you have a very fine chalkboard, no?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 465 days ago

It’s not your ordinary chalkboard. Like the design on the frame and the wood. Great job!

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jimmyb

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#6 posted 465 days ago

Chalkboard paint on 1/4” Masonite mounted to your frame will work very well.

-- Jim, Tinley Park, IL http://jbuda.net

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