How to Create Wall Graphics
Personalize the walls of your kid's room with these unique wall graphics.
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4'x8' sheet LDF (light-density fiberboard)
2"x1"x10' pine board
1. Find or draw a graphic that you and your child like and you feel comfortable cutting out with a jigsaw.
2. Have a local print shop blow the graphics up to desired dimensions and print on sticky back vinyl.
3. Carefully lay oversized sticker onto a clean sheet of LDF.
4. Use a jigsaw to cut out the shape. You may want to cover the base of the jigsaw with painter's tape or tissue to protect the vinyl from any scratches.
5. Cut a 6" length of the 1x2 for each shape and two 12" lengths. Using your table saw cut a 45-degree angle on one long edge of each of the 12" lengths.
6. Attach one 12" section to the back of the graphic cut out with the 45-degree angle pointing down. Attach another 12" section to the wall with the 45-degree angle pointing up to act as a cleat. Use the 6" length along the back, bottom of the shape as a spacer to keep your cutout an equal distance from the wall along all edges.
With just a few simple modifications, you can easily turn a basic bookshelf into a kid-friendly play workbench.