Learn how to make an easy DIY Magnetic Chalkboard with this detailed tutorial. It makes a great addition to any office or playroom!
STEP 1 – PREP THE SHEET METAL
Start by roughing up the sheet metal with a ball of steel wool. This gives the primer and paint something to grip to.
STEP 2 – APPLY CHALKBOARD PAINT
Paint the sheet metal with chalkboard paint using a roller.
STEP 3 – PREP THE LUMBER
Cut the furring strips and make the pocket holes using the Kreg Jig on both ends of the long sides.
STEP 4 – BUILD BOTTOM LIP
On the bottom strip, attach the 20″ shelf using wood glue and finish nails or countersink screws from the back.
STEP 5 – BUILD THE FRAME
Build the frame using 1-¼″ pocket hole screws and wood glue. Make sure everything is square.
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