fix for a problem chalkboard - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 5 Old 04-06-2010, 09:08 PM - Thread Starter
 
WaturMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: By the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays
Posts: 1,575
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We got a used easel with a green chalkboard on one side. Most of the chalkboard won't take the chalk. It is feels like it is too slick--the chalk kind of slides over it without leaving much of a mark. Is anyone familiar with this problem and, even better, know the fix?

treehugger.gifMama to DS (3/05 )carrot.gifh20homebirth.gif, wife to DH bikenew.gif, remembering rainbow1284.gifdog2.gifdog2.gif and angel1.gif Spirit 1/07, angel1.gif Hope 5/09, angel1.gif Harmony 6/10, angel1.gif Love 5/11, angel1.gif Joy 6/11
 

WaturMama is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 of 5 Old 04-06-2010, 09:14 PM
 
broodymama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Watching the rain
Posts: 7,286
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Our easel originally had a green chalkboard on one side, we repainted it with chalkboard paint. It's not outstanding, but is a lot better than it was!

Chaotic uc.jpg homeschool.gif mama to 5 plus a bonus one on the way.  stork-suprise.gif

chicken3.gif

broodymama is offline  
#3 of 5 Old 04-07-2010, 12:34 AM - Thread Starter
 
WaturMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: By the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays
Posts: 1,575
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Chalkboard paint! I didn't know such a thing existed. Thank you. I'm sure it can only make it better. What kind of store do you get it in?

treehugger.gifMama to DS (3/05 )carrot.gifh20homebirth.gif, wife to DH bikenew.gif, remembering rainbow1284.gifdog2.gifdog2.gif and angel1.gif Spirit 1/07, angel1.gif Hope 5/09, angel1.gif Harmony 6/10, angel1.gif Love 5/11, angel1.gif Joy 6/11
 

WaturMama is offline  
#4 of 5 Old 04-07-2010, 12:38 AM
 
34me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 2,457
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Any craft store or Home Depot or Lowes our Ace has it too. I love the stuff.
34me is offline  
#5 of 5 Old 04-07-2010, 03:11 AM - Thread Starter
 
WaturMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: By the San Francisco and San Pablo Bays
Posts: 1,575
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks!

treehugger.gifMama to DS (3/05 )carrot.gifh20homebirth.gif, wife to DH bikenew.gif, remembering rainbow1284.gifdog2.gifdog2.gif and angel1.gif Spirit 1/07, angel1.gif Hope 5/09, angel1.gif Harmony 6/10, angel1.gif Love 5/11, angel1.gif Joy 6/11
 

WaturMama is offline  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off