Laptop Chalkboard

By CherishedBliss

SKILL
intermediate

No electricity required for this laptop that doubles as a chalkboard. Perfect for imaginative play in the car or at home!

Tools

  • Orbit Sander
  • Plunge Router
  • Miter Saw
  • Table Saw
  • Corner Cat Sander

Accessories

  • 40PC Impact Rated Driving Kit

Materials

  • 1/2-INCH PLYWOOD
  • Chalkboard Spray Paint
  • Small Hinges (2)

Steps

STEP 1

Using a table saw, rip your 1/2” sheet of plywood down to 11” in length.

Tools

Table Saw

Materials

1/2" Plywood
STEP 1

STEP 2

Take your 11” strip of plywood and cut (2) 8 1/2” sheets.

Tools

Table Saw
STEP 2

STEP 3

Use your router, set to 1/4” depth, cut out a space according to the dimensions on the picture.

Tools

Router
STEP 3

STEP 4

Using your router set to the same depth, cut out a space on the upper board (this will be where the chalkboard resides) according to the dimensions on the picture.

Tools

Router
STEP 4

STEP 5

Paint and/or Stain to your liking.

Materials

Chalkboard Spray Paint

STEP 6

Attach Hinges so that when the "laptop" is open the hinges stop when the upper board is in the correct position for use.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Small Hinges (2)
STEP 6

STEP 7

Enjoy! Have fun in the car or at home!