Corkboards are well known for their usefulness, but the sizes of ready-made boards don't always fit the space requirements. In those situations, it's often best to make your own. Cork is available in a variety of sizes in both roll and sheet form. Glued to plywood, it becomes a parking spot for important notes, notices, cherished cards and photos. Making your own corkboard also allows you to decorate it to match the surrounding decor.
Things You'll Need
- Wood glue
Cut cork with scissors to fit size and shape of plywood.
Apply wood glue to the back of the cork and spread evenly with a disposable foam brush.
Apply wood glue to the plywood and spread evenly with a disposable foam brush.
Place the glued side of cork onto the glued side of the plywood.
Roll the surface of the cork with a roller, such as a rolling pin, to remove any air bubbles.
Clamp the edges of the cork to the plywood for 24 hours, or until glue is completely dry.
Tips & Warnings
- Trim the corkboard with decorative molding to finish the board and hold the cork in place.
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