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Old 09-16-2009, 07:55 PM   #1
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Think this would work for sticking on the front of my Kegerator?

http://www.neoplexonline.com/chalkbo...-magnetic-6x9/

I originally wanted to put a Chalk board above my Kegerator but I can find a place to buy a good one from. Maybe I could make my own though? Anyone know of a good place to just buy blackboard?

 
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:13 PM   #2
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I actually painted the surface of mine with chalkboard paint...you could probably use the same stuff on a nice piece of fiberboard. I sanded mine down with some fine grit paper after it dried.
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:15 PM   #3
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I actually painted the surface of mine with chalkboard paint...you could probably use the same stuff on a nice piece of fiberboard. I sanded mine down with some fine grit paper after it dried.
I painted mine also. RustOleum.com

But now after writing on it a few times I still see the faint outline of the old writing. Do you have this issue?

 
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:17 PM   #4
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I used chalkboard paint as well. works perfectly


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But now after writing on it a few times I still see the faint outline of the old writing. Do you have this issue?
I have not. Did you use a primer first? how many coats of chalkboard paint? have you used a damp rag to make sure all chalk is gone?
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:22 PM   #5
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+2 on the chalkboard paint.

I made a chalkboard with the stuff






 
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Old 09-16-2009, 08:33 PM   #6
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ahh man that's sweet! I can make it whatever size I want!

 
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I have not. Did you use a primer first? how many coats of chalkboard paint? have you used a damp rag to make sure all chalk is gone?
Yes, 1, yes.

I was talking about; say I write the name of a beer....wet rag it off and I can still read it. I do use chalkboard markers and not straight chalk


 
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hm. maybe those markers are harder than other chalk? i also used about 5 coats of paint on mine.
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+2 on the chalkboard paint.

I made a chalkboard with the stuff






thats awesome.

what material did you use for the board itself?
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thats awesome.

what material did you use for the board itself?
I used a dense wood, like aok or walnut. They had 2x4ft sheets at HD and I just cut it in half. This may be a little overkill, all you need is a surface that is smooth, well at least I did. Give it a sand and wipe down before putting on the primer. I think I did 2 coats of primer and 3 of the chalkboard paint.

 
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