Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalk Board Paint converts surfaces into a usable chalkboard. (Black)

Apply Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalk Board Paint to metal, wood, masonry, drywall, plaster, glass, concrete, unglazed ceramics and hardboard. Erases cleanly.

Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalk Board Paint is an ultra-hard scratch resistant finish that allows you to create a unique writeable – erasable surface. Chalkboard paint can be applied to wood, metal, masonry, drywall, plaster, glass, concrete, terra cotta, paperboard and hardwood. Products are formulated with slate-like materials. It provides the perfect surface for chalk writing on walls, doors, tables, cabinets, picture frames, flower pots and more. It’s also ideal for resurfacing ping pong tables.

For Best Results

Allow paint to dry for 3 days. Once cured, prepare surface for chalk by rubbing side of chalk over entire surface and erasing.

  • Indoor use only
  • Cleans with soap and water

Remove loose paint and rust with a wire brush or sandpaper. Lightly sand glossy surfaces. Clean with soap and water, rinse and let dry.

Sure Seal Primer Sealer by Benjamin Moore provides superior adhesion and hiding and is especially recommended for bare wood and metal. You can apply Chalkboard Paint 2 hours after applying the primer. After priming bare wood, sand lightly to smooth out the surface.

Mix thoroughly to ensure any settled pigment is re-dispersed. Thinning is not required. In hot, dry conditions, you may thin up to 2 oz. per quart with water to extend dry time. Use a good quality synthetic brush, ¼” to ⅜” nap roller or a foam roller designed to give a smooth finish. Avoid excessive brushing or rolling. Use light, even stokes to ensure an even and the smoothest finish.

Dry and recoat times are based on 70ºF  (21°C) and 50% relative humidity. Allow more time at cooler temperatures. Dries to touch in 30 minutes, to handle in 2 hours and is fully dry in 2- 4 hours. May be recoated after 4 hours.