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Rust-Oleum Specialty

Model 243783

Internet #100678562

Store SKU #836289

29 oz. Tintable Chalkboard Paint

$9.67 /each
  • Create a fun chalkboard in your choice of 12 colors
  • Convert virtually any interior surface into a custom chalkboard
  • Provides a scratch resistant finish that is easy to clean

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This Rust-Oleum Specialty 29 oz. Tintable Chalkboard Paint features a latex-based low-odor formula that converts metal, wood, masonry, drywall, plaster, glass, concrete, unglazed ceramics, paperboard and hardboard to a usable chalkboard surface. The matte finish provides a fun and functional chalkboard that erases cleanly. Choose from up to 12 colors to tint your paint.

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  • Latex-based low-odor formula converts metal, wood, masonry, drywall, plaster, glass, concrete, unglazed ceramics, paperboard and hardboard to a usable chalkboard surface
  • Matte finish provides a fun and functional chalkboard that erases cleanly
  • 29 oz. can covers from 95 to 120 sq. ft.
  • Dries to the touch in as little as 2 hours
  • Surface preparation is straightforward let dry for 3 days, rub the side of a piece of chalk over the entire surface and erase
  • Choose from up to 12 colors to tint your paint
  • Cleanup with soap and water is easy
  • Actual paint colors may vary from on-screen and printer representations
  • Online Price includes Paint Care fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, MN, OR, RI, VT

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Where can we see samples of these colors?

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Be careful when selecting color chip on the can are darker than the real tinted color. Example: -banner blue - appears to be a dark navy blue on the side of the can. In reality - color is a shade slightly darker than royal blue. I had the paint tinted twice - trying to acheive navy color without success. The purple was the same issue - can color appeared darker than the real color. I ended up trying the Read More
Be careful when selecting color chip on the can are darker than the real tinted color. Example: -banner blue - appears to be a dark navy blue on the side of the can. In reality - color is a shade slightly darker than royal blue. I had the paint tinted twice - trying to acheive navy color without success. The purple was the same issue - can color appeared darker than the real color. I ended up trying the banner blue because the paint tinting staff convinced me that it would be fine since the color dries darker. Which is true but the color still wasn't navy. Read Less
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June 7, 2015
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I see the sample colors but I'm confused on how to identify the color you want when it's not stated on the can. I see the cans that say black but nothing for the tintable chalkboard paint cans. Help???
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November 5, 2013
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Google it. The sample colors are available on the lid of the box.
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June 27, 2012
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The color swatches are on the top of the box. I am adding a screen shot of the color swatch offering from the box itself for your reference. I hope this helps!
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can this chalkboard paint be used on laminate countertops?

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March 15, 2016
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Rust-Oleum Chalkboard Paint will adhere to laminate; however, we do not recommend using this product on a countertop. It is not designed to withstand the everyday wear and tear of a countertop surface; it also does not contain the antimicrobial properties of most countertop coatings.
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March 14, 2016
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Yes, the chalkboard paint can be used on laminate countertops.
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March 14, 2016
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Hi Tlyorkie,
No, caulkboard paint leaves a course unsealed surface which be a very poor surface for a counter top.
Mike
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Can I paint directly over an old chalkboard, or would I need to prime it first?

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August 29, 2016
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Good question! For best adhesion to an existing chalkboard, ​it is recommended to prime the surface with Rust-Oleum Zinsser B-I-N Shellac-Based Primer before painting with Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalkboard Paint.
http://www.homedepot.com/p/Zinsser-1-qt-B-I-N-Shellac-Based-White-Interior-Spot-Exterior-Primer-and-Sealer-00904/100398380
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August 29, 2016
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The area should be primed or painted with a paint and primer in one.
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can this be used for a permanent outside chalkboard

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April 20, 2016
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We do not recommend applying Rust-Oleum Specialty Chalkboard Paint to an exterior surface. This product is for use indoors only and is not designed to withstand the elements of the outdoors.
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April 14, 2016
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The paint is not recommended for outdoor use .
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Customer Reviews

Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 13 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not what I expected in actual color and application. Bought this for two projects in my house. One was a board in my kitchen and a bigger project (a small wall section). My first mistake was unintentionally buying the tintable paint as opposed to the actual black paint can. I chose the "Moonstone" tint based on the color of the can expecting a truly darker finish. The outcome was a lighter boring gray that just doesn't have the traditional look I wanted. From the beginning of application I could tell that this was going to be a bust - uneven application. Very disappointed. I have an entire can of paint that's going to sit there. I don't feel like buying another can- completely killing my craft mood. August 20, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Not impressed - poor product for use on glass surface Color samples on the can is not what color is in reality. Tried multiple applications and techniques - not able to get a smooth surface on glass (product states it can be used on glass surfaces) can't write on uneven surface - which is why I bought paint for my project. I have used the spray paint chalkboard paint for other projects - much better results (not rustoleum brand) this project was smaller and spray paint was not going to be easy due to the amount of masking required to protect non-painted surfaces. July 18, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Not Impressed I followed the directions that were on the label, but still got a very uneven finish. I stirred the paint before applying to ensure that it was consistent (to avoid blotches) and used a high quality foam roller. The paint came out bright blue when it Banner Blue was supposed to be more of a navy. I used up the entire can of paint and it was still uneven. I let a day in between coats thinking that I was lifting the paint. It took me more than a week to paint this part of my office. If I had known this, I would have just gotten black paint to make my life easier. November 23, 2015
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Terrible, miserable product After 4 coats and 2 quarts of this paint on a brand new primed wall, we could never get a solid color. I couldn't edge with this paint at all; it ended up streaked and terrible looking, no matter how many coats. The finish was so rough and pitted that when we tried to prime it for use, the chalk dust filled the pits and holes in the paint. I now have to sand the entire surface, after peeling off the parts that wouldn't stick to the wall. Not to mention, the smell while we were painting and waiting for coat after coat to dry was a bit intense. I would NOT recommend this product, will not ever use it again, and probably won't buy Rustoleum in general, as I have NEVER had good luck with any of their products. October 11, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Better then I expected I was expecting this to be great but a little difficult to apply since I was painting my car with it. I used a roller and it worked perfectly. Took me about 2 hours to paint the whole car with only 2 layers and I love it. Easy to apply, works great, and now everyone has a blast with my car. September 20, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by You can easily roll this I read a review stating that the package was incorrect and you couldn't roll this paint. Completely untrue! I have painted this stuff multiple times and it always rolls great. You have to use a super smooth foam roller and your coats should be thin as they always should be when rolling paint. Maybe if you just dipped the roller into the paint and didn't roll it out on tray like you are suppose to then I can see it becoming an issue but otherwise this is a simple application with foam roller. Creates a super smooth untextured finish. As a side note I would sand the wall smooth and clean first if that is what you are painting. Don't skip steps you won't have the finish product you are looking for. June 12, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Beautiful color I got this chalkboard paint in the Chocolate Brown, rather than black, for my son's room to use on one wall. I love the color! It matches his room, better than black, and same effect for chalking. You have to wait 4 hours to apply the second coat, but you will need to! First coat is thin and sketchy. Easy to apply though. You will most likely need 3 coats. So, for one wall, plan on getting 3 of these 29 0z. cans. It's worth it! So different, that it was much more pleasurable painting ..knowing u can write on it later! Easy to clean up! I only wish I could get by with one coat, like the paint n primer in one. Or, that they made this in a GALLON size! By the way, you don't need any primer before painting chalkboard paint:) It grabs any surface well:) February 3, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by table for my classroom Awesome product! Great to use for kids and easy to clean! August 5, 2014
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