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    A Child's Chalkboard



    This is based on a chalkboard designed by Ko Verzuu and made in The Netherlands in the 1920's. The original is available for only $1250. Perhaps this would be an inspiration for someone looking for a project to build for a grandchild. Since chalkboards seem to be out of fashion, maybe the chalkboard could be replaced by a whiteboard.
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    I would Dave ......got any dimensions?
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    Rough dimensions:

    The chalkboard is 22-1/4 in. dia.
    The tray is 4 in. wide and 21-1/4 in. long.
    The sides of the tray are 2 in. high.
    The uprights supporting the chalkboard are 1 in. thick by 1-1/4 in. wide by 14-1/8 in. long.
    The lower easel supports are 1/2 in. thick by 1-1/4 in. wide by 9-5/8 in. long.
    And the other easel supports are 1/2 in. thick by 1 in. wide by 13-3/4 in. long.

    Sorry. At the moment I haven't got time to make a detailed plan for it.
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    I'm sure we'd use ply and chakboard paint nowadays, but any idea what they used for the chakboard back them? Some kind of slate? That's pretty cool looking.
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    The description indicate there is plywood use in it but it didn't specify whether or not it was used for the "slate".
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