And I began to apply three thin coats of the magnetic primer with a foam sponge which allows for a smoother application:
Once I finished priming it Chris and I went to Lowes to find the perfect molding to frame the board. this is what we decided on:
We purchased two 10 ft planks to adequately make the frame. Here is a closer image of the molding:
Isn't it pretty! I am so eager to get to this part. Once the primer dried the board seemed to be a bit rough so I decided to lightly sand it:
After sanding I applied one final coat of the primer. The next step, chalkboard paint!! Stay tuned!