Once the pegboard was cut to size, it was sanded and wiped clean. This was necessary to remove the coating so that the paint would adhere to the board well. The Olympic paint that I used covered the board so easily. Quality tools and products do make a huge difference!
Next, my husband added lath board to make the back frame. This is needed not only for strength, but the pegboard must be off the wall so that the pegs will be able to be inserted.
Again, the front frame was created and added in the same manner as the magnetic board. After it was stapled in place, we puttied the staple holes. Once dry, we sanded the area and touched up the paint.
Next up, the chalkboard!
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