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Glue a cork message board to the kitchen cabinet

Convert your kitchen cabinet into a useful message board!

Would you like to organise your daily schedule? Here’s an example of how you can create a DIY cork board. Make the most of unused kitchen or office space by adding this convenient cork message board feature. This will surely make you more aware of the messages thanks to its strategic location!

WHAT YOU NEED

MATERIALS

- A fast universal glue (Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue)
- A corkboard

TOOLS

- A tape measure
- A cutter
- A metal ruler
- A pencil
- A cloth

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Get the Materials

You will need a fast universal glue (Loctite 60 sec. Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue), tape measure, cutter, metal ruler, pencil, cloth and some corkboard, of course!

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STEP 1

Measure the size of the door

Open the door, take the tape and measure the area in which you want to place the corkboard. Make sure to keep the area for the holes and fixing accessories clear.

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STEP 2

Draw on the corkboard

Using the ruler and pencil, draw the measurements you just took on the corkboard.

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STEP 3

Cut the corkboard

With the metal ruler as a guide, cut the corkboard with the cutter. Take caution, as cork is a difficult material to cut, but don't worry - it's worth it!

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STEP 4

Centre the piece of cork

To make sure the cork is centered once glued, place the cut-out corkboard on the door and center it, then mark the final position with the pencil. These marks will help you to glue it in the correct place afterwards!

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STEP 5

Clean the surface

To ensure better adhesion, clean the surface of the door and make sure it is dry.

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STEP 6

Glue the cork piece

Once you’ve cleaned the areas to be glued, add thin beads of a fast universal glue (e.g. Loctite 60 sec. Loctite 60 sec. All-Purpose Glue) over the entire back side of the corkboard.

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STEP 7

Press it

Press it evenly against the door and hold for 60 seconds. Bask in your sense of accomplishment, as you created this entirely yourself!

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STEP 8

Let it cure

Let it cure for a few minutes and it's done! Now you can post your messages on your DIY cork board and decorate it with your favourite photos and drawings. Get creative! And in case you have some free time, why don't you create a kitchen towel hanger?

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