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Blackboard Makeover

What you’ll need:

Material list

  • 16mm chipboard
  • 1500 x 1000 – 1 piece
  • 1000 x 500 – 1 piece
  • 3mm ply wood – 10 pieces 100 x 200
  • 3mm ply wood – 300 x 300
    • NOTE: we can also use 6mm but nothing thicker as these are for the letters
  • aluminium tread plate 1040 x 300 1 piece
  • Black board paint – 5 ltr
  • Wall paint to match current colour
  • Stain – dark for the letters
  • clear varnish – 1 ltr
  • “glue screws” (Den Braven brand) plus caulking gun
    • NOTE: It looks like silicone(10mm can also work)
  • 8 x 100mm nail in anchors x 12
  • Double sided tape – 2 rolls

Power tools

  • PST 18 Cordless jig saw plus thin blade
  • PSR 18 VLI Cordless drill driver
  • Uneo Max + bits !! (new machine – get from rouhan)
  • PFS 55 Spray gun
  • New paint roller ( I will bring from Rouhan)
  • PSM 18 cordless Sander
  • Angle Grinder NB!! Get multi material dics 115mm
  • PCL 20 level plus rod/tripod  (Get from neil Bernard)
  • PMD 10 New DIY detector  (Get from neil Bernard)

Steps:

  1. Paint the board with black board paint that you can find at your local hardware.
  2. Drill holes in board for attaching
  3. Mark out on the wall where it will hang
  4. Drill holes
  5. Attach with nail in anchors
  6. Letters
    1. – draw out templates
    2. – then cut out letters
    3. – stick onto tread plate
    4. – Attach to black board