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Alexander Shen
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Hi folks!

I posted a quick thing about dry erase sheets you can use to make dry erase game tokens. Makes great markers for tabletop gaming.

Hopefully this helps some of y'all out there!

Buy Them Here: https://www.alexandershen.com/store/dry-erase-wooden-game-to...

Post: https://www.alexandershen.com/blog/2014/1/4/make365-dry-eras...
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They also make a neat spray paint that is dry erase. I have not tried it myself, but I have seen the finished product and it was very nice.
 
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I'd want to be able to dry erase on printed sheets, not just white. Don't most laminations allow dry erase?

For player boards, I've actually used DVD cases where I slipped the player board inside, but obviously this is not a cost effective solution.

The spray paint solution would work for me, but I haven't found it, only brush/roll on http://www.amazon.com/Rust-Oleum-241140-Erase-Brush-On-White...


Thanks for the link to the product though, I definitely see some uses for it!
 
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Vanish wrote:
Don't most laminations allow dry erase?


Pretty much every glossy, non-porous surface will allow dry-erase pens to work; the magic is all in the ink, not the surface.

I can draw on my lacquered wood desk with dry-erase markers and clean it off just as well as from a whiteboard. I try not to, 'cause the lacquer is wearing away in places after about fifteen years of daily use, but in the corners where the lacquer is still as-new, it works perfectly.

If you gloss-laminate your printed material, you should be able to use dry-erase markers on it. If you spray something with a non-porous glossy lacquer (e.g. clear polyurethane) then you should be able to use dry-erase markers on it.
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You could always also buy 4' x 8' dry-erase boards from Home Depot/ Lowes/etc. and cut them down into tokens. I think it was ~$50 for a 4x8', 1/8" thick sheet.
 
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They do smaller sizes too, I saw 2'x4' sheets were on sale at Home Depot last week.
 
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This is brilliant!
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I have a handful of bags newly minted (starting to watch Veep now) up on the site: http://alexandershen.bigcartel.com/product/dry-erase-wooden-...
 
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