Wednesday, July 2, 2014

DIY Sports Themed Growth Chart

diy sports growth chart

Make your own handpainted sports themed growth chart with picture slots.

diy sports themed growth chart

Each circular hole has a plastic sleeve secured to the back where Aidan's mom can insert a picture.

personalized sports themed growth chart

growth chart with plastic picture sleeve

diy personalized growth chart

sports growth chart

How to make a growth chart with picture slot:

sports growth chart sketch

Step 1: Sketch out your design for reference.

mdf board

Step 2: Cut 1/2" mdf board to 10" x 41".  Trace paint can or similar 4" round object to make equally spaced picture holes.
Cut out holes with jig saw.

handpainted sports theme

Step 3: Prime and begin with background paint.

diy personalization

Step 4: Add name.  Print out to size then trace letters with ballpoint pen to leave indent.

attach wood cut outs

Step 5: Add wood cuts with wood glue and clamps.
Seal everything with clear gloss poly.

adhere plastic sleeves

Step 6: Glue plastic picture sleeves to back using E6000.
Add sawtooth hanger at center top.

For more DIY growth chart ideas:

diy butterfly growth chart

 diy growth chart

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