AUTOPLAY
Easily Build A Chalkboard
10 steps
Hello!
What you’ll need
Black Chalk Board
Stain
Rag
Pine Trim (.25” Thick, 2.5” Wide)
Pre-Stain Conditioner
Dropcloth
Liquid Nails
Sand Paper
Measure your board exactly- should be about 36” long x 18” in between each piece of trim
1. Measure your board exactly- should be about 36” long x 18” in between each piece of trim
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Cut to exact lengths: we had two 36 1/8” pieces and two 19 1/8” pieces
2. Cut to exact lengths: we had two 36 1/8” pieces and two 19 1/8” pieces
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Sand down the edges and surface of your trim
3. Sand down the edges and surface of your trim
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Using gloves and a dropcloth, apply your conditioner (don’t forget the edges), let dry
4. Using gloves and a dropcloth, apply your conditioner (don’t forget the edges), let dry
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Lightly apply your stain, wiping off any excess, add extra coats until desired darkness, let dry
5. Lightly apply your stain, wiping off any excess, add extra coats until desired darkness, let dry
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Clean off the chalkboard and under-trim surfaces
6. Clean off the chalkboard and under-trim surfaces
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Apply liquid nails at each corner of trim, as well as along the middle
7. Apply liquid nails at each corner of trim, as well as along the middle
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Carefully line up the edges of your two longest pieces and press them down slowly
8. Carefully line up the edges of your two longest pieces and press them down slowly
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If you want it to dry faster, you can place the trim down, lift it up, and then replace it again
9. If you want it to dry faster, you can place the trim down, lift it up, and then replace it again
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Put some heavy weights all around the trim and leave for 24 hours
10. Put some heavy weights all around the trim and leave for 24 hours
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Thanks!