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TimK
Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

My son is building a shed for a local school as an Eagle Scout Service Project and we are looking for a inexpensive way to have a smooth surface on the back to turn into a chalk board. Looking at MDO or Marine Grade plywoods and finding them hard to get and extremly expensive. Any thoughts on how we can make this work with out breaking the budget? Thank you

Gizmo
Re: Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

What's going on the outside of the shed for the finish, plywood,siding,,,????

Are you going to use chalk board paint on the inside ???

http://www.amazon.com/Rustoleum-NCF-Green-Chalkboard-Paint/dp/B0006BAEMM

TimK
Re: Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

I am looking to do the outside in a smooth finish plywood sheet, no seams. it will be completely painted but the back outside will be with the chalkboard paint.
Thank you

Sombreuil_mongrel
Re: Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

I thought chalkboard paint was an interior finish.
Casey

TimK
Re: Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

Casey - There is an exterior product at sydneyharbourpaintstore . com (sorry i guess i cant post links yet) they have a location in NY. I have not used it before so will find out how it holds up.

Gizmo
Re: Alternative for MDO or Marine Grade Plywood

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