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Photo shows family message center made from 3x8-ft. felt glued to the wall and strips of elastic tacked in a grid pattern to hold the notes. Est. cost: $12.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 42

Bazaar crafts: Owl of painted cork and beaverboard is a memo board. Est. cost: $1.50.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1971 (v.49#9) pg. 70

Photo shows bulletin board made from 4x4 squares of redwood mounted on a plywood back. Unit is bordered with 1x4s. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 43

Photo shows simple box made from 1x4s and divided into partitions to make a wall-hung message center. Est. cost: $10.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 53

Photo shows how to organize a communications center wall with bulletin boards, phone, etc. using painted supergraphics. Est. cost: $3.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 59

How to make a wall organizer for hanging up keys, messages, etc. The 28"x32"x4" frame is covered with pleated fabric. The bulletin board is cardboard covered with batting and fabric and set inside the frame.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. J2 (232+)

Photo shows a simple wall-hung desk to house a phone book and provide writing space. Wall hung bulletin board is made from cork tiles. Est. cost: $47.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 66

Photo shows a wall-hung phone center. It features a cork bulletin board and two wooden "pockets" to store phone books. Est. cost: $88.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 39

Make a fabric-over-foam bulletin board in the shape of a house. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 107, 160

Bulletin board shaped like a giant crayon is made by tucking felt into slits in plastic foam. Est. cost: $9.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 86, 174

Words to live by. Projects that use words inscribed on fabrics, wall coverings, old letters, etc. to establish character in a room. (1) Photocopies of old letters are decoupaged to the surface of a writing desk or table. (2) Large blackboard message center. (3) Corkboard border hung at chair-rail height is banded top and bottom with wallpaper trim. (4) Wall-hung bookshelves are edged with a spearhead border cut from strips of parchment paper. Wall above shelves is decorated with word-covered wallpaper.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1997 (v.75#10) pg. 30

Sheet success. (1) Slipcover for bed headboard is made from a sheet and piping as an accent. (2) Sheet is transformed into a tablecloth by adding a border of iron-on hemming tape. (3) Sound board covered with sheeting and bordered with a ribbon becomes a bulletin board. (4) Fabric-covered mat boards are used to frame small prints. (5) Sheet fabric glued to the front of flat drawers dresses up a painted dresser. (6) Sheet, edged with rickrack, becomes a floor-length curtain.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1998 (v.76#4) pg. 23

Walls with imagination for a child's room. (1) Felt-covered boards, hung at toddler-height, serve as places for a child to affix felt over-sized letters, numbers and shapes. (2) Draw-on creativity. Border area on a wall is painted with washable paint and framed with a strip of molding above and a ledge at the bottom that holds markers. (3) Border is made from 12"-square corkboards, painted in alternating colors, and held in place by picture-frame molding on top and bottom. (4) Series of framed bulletin boards are made from cork sheeting bonded to foam-core board and framed with molding.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1998 (v.76#5) pg. 25

How to add a poster board frame that turns an ordinary wood-framed corkboard into a mini-gallery for a child's work.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1998 (v.76#9) pg. 288

Pegboard and homosote wall unit.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 1963 (v.53#9) pg. 60

Zealskin made from chamois has tree branches for frame.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1964 (v.54#4) pg. 55

"Trophy Board" made from pegboard to display children's projects.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1966 (v.56#11) pg. 79

Bulletin board uses spring clips to hold notes.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1968 (v.58#12) pg. 79

Family communications center has slots for mail, a cork surface for notes, a note pad, and hooks to hold keys.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1993 (v.83#10) pg. 57

Bulletin board, desk lamp and switchplate for a childs room feature the same "Royal British Palace Guard" theme used for the clothes hamper in last months magazine.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1982 (v.5#4) pg. 34

Telephone organizer. Wall-mounted box has 3 compartments for letters and note paper, plus a cork bulletin board for notes.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 23, 32

Child-sized easel has a chalkboard on one side and a bulletin board and/or painting area on the other side. Large trays on each side hold drawing supplies.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1984 (v.7#12) pg. 11, 25

Kitchen notekeeper. Wall-hung note pad and small bulletin board swings open revealing a place to store incoming mail, bills, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1989 (v.12#4) pg. 37

Wall-hung kitchen organizer has two hinged front panels, one with a corkboard and the other with a series of letter slots. Behind these are a small panel with hooks for keys and a white writing board for use with markers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1992 (v.15#6) pg. 32

How to make a cork bulletin board. A large number of used corks from wine bottles are mounted on a 24"x32" piece of plywood.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1977 (v.8#9) pg. 29, 60

Two styles of antiqued strawberry frames for use with bulletin boards or as picture frames.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1978 (v.9#8) pg. 50, 76, 79

Two ideas that use old washboards. (1) Note holder. (2). Mug rack.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 26

Matching bulletin board and wastebasket set are covered with cork and decorated in a hearts and leaves pattern.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1980 (v.93#15) pg. 65, 118

Wall-hung message center features a corkboard back for notes and a shelf for showing off collectibles and photos. Measures 25" wide and 43" tall, with an 11" wide shelf.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 16 1982 (v.95#13) pg. 103, 160

Bear-shaped bulletin board, planter box and picture frame for a child's room. Est. cost: $6 each.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 118, 195

Tip: Make a bulletin board by gluing wine bottle corks to a board.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #230 Jul-Aug 1982 (v.32#6) pg. 102

Oak and cork bulletin board features a graceful arched top. Overall size 20"x14".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #260 Jul-Aug 1985 (v.35#6) pg. 94

Wordless Workshop suggests how to turn the inside of kitchen cabinet doors into memo boards.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #336 Mar 1993 (v.43#3) pg. 108

Elegant mahogany wall-hung message center is a second-year project from the Carpenter's Apprenticeship School (New York City). It's designed to teach techniques, tool use and how to work to a plan. Features a drawer and corkboard. Overall dimensions: 28" tall, 16" wide, 11" deep.
FINE WOODWORKING #81 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 58

Hang pegboard by framing it in a wooden frame and hanging the frame like a picture. Makes an excellent bulletin board over a desk.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO #2 Summer 1976 (v.1#2) pg. 42

A work assignment bulletin board for a large group of people, such as a shop class in a school. The peoples names stay in the same order, but the job assignment can be easily changed by removing the last job from the bottom and inserting it into the top of the list. All of the other job "blocks" drop down one notch.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Dec 1978 (v.67#9) pg. 22

Clean up chart. A circular chart consists of "clean-up" jobs to be done and the names of people assigned to the task. The names are on a dial which can be rotated to re-assign job responsibility.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1983 (v.72#8) pg. 18

Stars-and-Stripes accessories. (1) Serving tray. (2) Bulletin board. (3) Stenciled lampshade and stippled lamp base.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Aug 1987 (v.32#4) pg. 58, 82

"Soccer" bulletin board with a wooden frame has corkboard in the lower panel and counted cross-stitch of the word "SOCCER" repeated in five colors in the top panel. The letter "O" is replaced by a soccer-ball motif.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1989 (v.34#3) pg. 61, 65

Fabric "blackboard" is a place to pin notes.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 17, 46

Make a needlepoint "windmill" design bulletin board which features a coupon storage pocket, cork board, pencil holder and pad of paper.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1985 (v.8#3) pg. 17, 34, 47

Make simple Christmas gifts using photographic snapshots. Includes greeting cards, photo memory box, photo montage table, photo planter, photo memo pad and photo place mat.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Dec 1978 (v.7#8) pg. 65

Animal-shaped bulletin board for Christmas gift.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1964 (v.122#6) pg. 142

Wall rack, bulletin board, trophy shelf and strong box for a boy's room.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1965 (v.123#4) pg. 183

Animal-shaped plaques double as bulletin boards.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1965 (v.124#4) pg. 156

Combination bulletin board and phone book holder attaches to wall surrounding a wall-mounted telephone.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1972 (v.137#5) pg. 133

Six quick and easy projects. Includes a wall-mounted message center to surround a wall telephone.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1973 (v.140#6) pg. 150

Bulletin board made from foamboard is decorated like a giant envelope, with return address, postmark, cancelled stamp.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1978 (v.150#5) pg. 119

7 hangups store household items. Spice rack, kitchen utensil holder, freezer container dispenser, knife rack, window-hung plant holder, paper towel dispenser, and telephone message center.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1981 (v.155#2) pg. 136

Free-standing panel has a cutout in the shape of a TV screen. Children serve as the "actors". Also has a makeup mirror, chalkboard, and cork bulletin board.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1981 (v.155#5) pg. 118

Easy reference. A simple-to-make bulletin board has a tack surface made by covering Homasote with fabric. A wooden frame is made from 3/4" thick stock and molding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1997 (v.174#6) pg. 101

Family message center shows where each person is going when leaving the house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1969 (v.195#1) pg. 36

A desk, bulletin board, and storage cabinet is decorated to appeal to a child.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1983 (v.222#3) pg. 100

Wall-hung cabinet is a family organizer with a place for keys, calendar, sloped writing surface, corkboard for notes and mirror for grooming.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #95 Mar 1997 (v.17#1) pg. 24

How to make a whole wall into a bulletin board by using sheets of cork over hardboard. Est. cost: $80 (7x12-ft.).
SUNSET Jan 1978 (v.160#1) pg. 76

Tip: Make bulletin boards out of every kitchen cabinet door by covering them with acoustical wall carpeting.
SUNSET Feb 1979 (v.162#2) pg. 98

Three easy-to-make cork bulletin boards. One is shaped like an elephant and another covers the end of a kitchen cabinet that also holds a wall phone. The third has a oak frame and a cross piece to hold pencils and drafting tools in place.
SUNSET Jul 1979 (v.163#1) pg. 119

A bulletin board is made by gluing wine bottle corks to plywood. Requires 100 corks per square foot.
SUNSET Sep 1984 (v.173#3) pg. 100

Wall-hung organizer features a bulletin board, pigeonholes, drawers and compartments for getting organized. Overall dimensions: 17" wide, 24" tall, 7" deep.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #35 Sep 1993 (v.6#5) pg. 6

Bulletin board features an oak frame surrounding four 12"x12" cork tiles. Styling is "colonial".
WOODSMITH #18 Nov 1981 pg. 24

Note board. Wall-hung panel incorporates a standard 8.5"x11" office scheduling calendar and a shelf for a note pad and pen. An ideal message center for mounting next to the telephone. Features decorative carved accents representing stalks of wheat.
WOODSMITH #96 Dec 1994 (v.16) pg. 18, 20

Wall-hung desk or message center. Simple cabinet with two-doors opens up to reveal a drop-down writing surface, two bulletin boards (on back of doors), and open shelves for storage. Overall dimensions (closed): 30"x30"x6" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.15#1) pg. 58

Tip on using a hole filled with hot glue to proved a "bulletin board" almost anywhere.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.18#6) pg. 14

Tip: Make a bulletin board from carpet scraps.
WORKBASKET Jan 1983 (v.48#3) pg. 19

Wall-hung blackboard and pin-up board combination.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1968 (v.24#1) pg. 24

Bulletin board is made of cork tiles cemented on a hardboard back and framed with 1"x2" stock.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1971 (v.27#5) pg. 60

Tip: Make a simple bulletin board by covering the edges of a piece of insulating sheathing with duct or masking tape.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1983 (v.39#3) pg. 18

Make floor-to-ceiling corner bulletin boards from insulation board covered with sheet cork and edged with wooden strips.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 38

Three stained glass projects. (1) Spice cabinet with a stained glass door. Overall dimensions: 19"x10"x4" deep. (2) Cork bulletin board with a decorative stained glass panel. (3) Paper napkin holder uses framed stained glass inserts as the sides.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1989 (v.45#1) pg. 43