HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN MENU SLATE WITH CHALKBOARD PAINT | PaintOutlet.co.uk

Create your own menu slate with chalkboard paint

Paintings offer a wealth of possibilities. Children love it and love to let their imaginations run wild with chalk. But chalkboard painting provides much more. For example, you can create your menu slate with this type of paint and, at the same time, impress your guests. Find out in this article how to quickly and easily create an incredible menu slate.

What you need

  • Wood board
  • Adhesive paper
  • Fine sandpaper
  • White spirit and tea towel
  • Paint roller
  • Universal white primer
  • Chalkboard painting

Creating A Menu: The Procedure

Step 1: preparation

  • Sand the wooden plank and remove dust from the surface.
  • Create your own menu slate with chalkboard paint

Step 2: Basecoat

  • Cover the edges of the board with sticky paper and apply a coat of Universal primer using a paint roller. Let dry for at least 6 hours.
  • Create your own menu slate with chalkboard paint

Step 3: chalkboard paint

  • Apply a coat of chalkboard paint and let dry for 24 hours. Then lightly sand the surface and apply a second coat.
  • Create your own menu slate with chalkboard paint

Step 4: Let dry

Let the chalkboard paint dry for a week, before writing in chalk. You can then write and change your menus as you wish.

The Advantages Of Chalkboard Paint

  • The chalkboard paint is available in different colours.
  • This type of paint has great opacity.
  • It resists scratches and abrasion.
  • It offers matte finishes.