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Custom Painted Peg Board

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A custom painted garage tool peg board is a great way to keep your garage or shed organized. Painting colorful shapes on the peg board showcases each tool and ensures there’s a designated place for every item.

  1. Prepare the peg board with a paint primer like Zinsser Bulls Eye 1-2-3 Primer in the Turbo Spray System. Let it dry.
  2. Lay out your tools on the peg board to determine where you want to hang them. 
  3. Use painter’s tape to outline a square or rectangle around each tool. Remove the tools.
  4. Mask off the surrounding area of peg board with Kraft paper or newspaper to protect it from spray paint. Apply Rust-Oleum 2X Ultra Cover Spray Paint to each square and rectangle, following the directions on the can. Let all paint dry for 24 hours.
  5. Hang your painted peg board on the wall. Add hooks and hang your tools in their respective places.
  6. If desired, add labels to identify each tool’s place on the peg board.