Hey there! I’m back to show you how I went about adding the magnetic backing to the Pottery Barn Inspired Student Desk that I built for my son.
If you missed the tutorial for this desk you can check it out HERE!
I liked the idea of cork board for the backing but the thought of push pins scared me a bit (especially with a 14-month-old putting everything in her mouth at the moment;) So, I brainstormed a bit and came up with an idea for a giant magnet board!
I cut the sheets down so that there would be two halves meeting in the middle.
Next, I cut and stained stick moulding to place at the top and of the metal sheets. (I did this because the metal sheets wrinkle a bit where you are cutting them. Each sheet had one edge that was a bit wrinkled so I just placed the sheets on the hutch so that the wrinkled edges were at the top and nailed the trim up to cover them.
Now for the accessories:)
I used a roll of magnetic strip (Hobby Lobby) and cut little magnets to place on the back of…
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