Who is the inventor of the chalkboard?

Answer James Pillans, who was the headmaster of the Old High School in Edinburgh, Scotland, is credited as the inventor of the blackboard and colored chalk. He used his inventions to teach his geography c... Read More »

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How to Clean a Chalkboard?

When inspected closely, a chalkboard is a rough surface. It is the peaks and valleys of the chalkboard's surface terrain that allows chalk marks to be seen. As a piece of chalk is drawn across the ... Read More »

Chalkboard Inventions?

Chalkboards have been in use for centuries, and along with them some useful inventions have come to be that work with them. A look at the eraser, the advent of dust-free chalk and even a further in... Read More »

Is liquid chalk for a chalkboard?

Liquid chalk is designed to be used on chalkboards. Unlike traditional chalk, it doesn't smear if it is touched and it does not leave a dusty residue. Liquid chalk is available in a variety of colo... Read More »

What is chalkboard resurfacing?

Chalkboard resurfacing is the process of transforming an old chalkboard into a "like new" model. This is accomplished with paint-like material or chalkboard skin that covers the old board. It is al... Read More »