Getting your custom whiteboard online, manufactured to spec by CNCROi.com is a very straight forward and seamless process. Let’s see how we do it!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Pick Your Material
About 90% of our custom whiteboards bought by customs online from us are the traditional dry erase whiteboard that first comes to mind, a solid white coating with a 1/8th inch or 3 mm thick MDF backing.
We’ve found these to be the perfect mix between durability, affordability and flexibility when it comes to making designs across a whole range of shapes, sizes and applications.
Something I have yet to make a video of, though I will get around to it sooner than later, are how we go about making blackboards too, using acrylic and transparent or semi-transparent acrylic “clearboards” as well.
Generally, when it comes to custom whiteboard production, depending on design and volume, CNCROi.com cuts and ships same day or next day.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Pick Your Size(s)
The reason why I put sizing in both singular and plural form is that we make custom whiteboards in a huge variety of sizes, some of our customers want BIG boards, others want small ones.
Other customers want a “mural” type effect, meaning a “big” whiteboard is made-up of lots of smaller units forming a shape, think of leaves on a tree where the trunk is one “shape” and tens or hundreds of individual leaves make-up the “leaves”… all whiteboards.
There are a few considerations to keep in mind, generally smaller shapes are easier to both handle and ship and as a result, tend to last longer.
What I mean is that instead of getting one massive whiteboard that’s 4 ft x 8 ft, consider breaking it up into smaller sections. It will save you a TON in shipping and actually turn that boring traditional whiteboard into something more dynamic.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Pick Your Shape(s)
As CNCROi.com specializes in on-demand manufacturing, which means we make what you want, in this case a custom whiteboard, when a design is settled upon, we can make it in any shape you want.
Another thing to keep in mind is that BECAUSE we can make any custom whiteboard shape you want, we can also make more that are either the same shape or totally different!
It doesn’t just end in shape though, we can also produce the same design in a variety of “matching” sizes that are perfectly scaled up or down.
Again, going back to that tree example a little higher up in this blog post, all those leaves can be different sizes, different shapes and even across a few material types!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Pick Your Engraving Details
This blog post about custom whiteboards is a prime example of what we can do, this is a custom whiteboard in the shape of a dog, the eyes? Engraved!
We could have just as easily cut out the eyes but engraving just gives it a nice amount of extra personality that you just don’t get cutting holes into something.
Engraving custom whiteboards also opens up another unique design element to your creation, PAINT FILLING!
For instance, the “love planner” text in the above CNC laser cut and engraved heart isn’t printed, but paint filled into the “void” left from vaporizing about 1 mm or a fraction of a mm of material off the surface.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Pick Your Volume
CNCROi.com can make production runs of custom whiteboards in any quantity you want, need only one or a thousand? We can do them all for you!
As mentioned, all the whiteboards don’t need to be the same, they can be across a huge variety of shapes, sizes and eve materials, all custom to your spec!
We’ve done custom production runs across the volume spectrum but as we make these on-demand, if you find that you didn’t order enough and want a few more that match the initial production run, no problem!
Why is that? We have a bleeding edge high quality Austrian industrial CNC laser, the first to the millionth laser cut will all be perfectly identical in every way.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Custom Accessories!
Not only can CNCROi.com make custom whiteboards in a huge variety of shapes, sizes and materials but we can also make accessories that go along with it!
You want your custom whiteboard to have a beautiful fretwork zebrawood frame that fit absolutely perfectly to go along with your corporate image? NO PROBLEM!
You want a simple stand to hold the custom whiteboard up or an A-Frame so it stands-up off the floor? NO PROBLEM!
You want us to make a 3D model of an Eiffel Tower that holds-up your custom shaped custom whiteboard? NO PROBLEM!
I hope you get the idea! CNCROi.com is as flexible as your budget allows!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Passion!
Due to the fact that each and every custom whiteboard is produced custom to our client’s specs, it means that each one is unique and as such, fun to make!
CNCROi.com is very lucky to have a very diversified customer base with unique needs, as such, there isn’t anytime to get bored doing what we do, you don’t write over two thousand blog posts over 8 years on something you have no interest about!
We really enjoy making whiteboards and all the other custom stuff we make here in the shop! It’s a great circle we’ve developed with our customers, they love what we do and we love doing it!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Equipment and Expertise!
As mentioned earlier, we have an industrial CNC laser, an Austrian wide format industrial CNC laser in fact. Why does this matter? It means that when we get a project, we know we can get it done to your specs!
In other words, CNCROi.com‘s equipment is built like a tank, the precision is within 5 nanometers (true!) and when we give a timeline, we can meet it come hell or high water!
Having the right high-end equipment is only part of the equation, we also have the skill to transfer your ideas into tangible products, meaning we have the design and material expertise to make what you want into reality.
From custom furniture design and production to whiteboards, each and every project we take on is applied towards successfully finishing your project on time, on budget and within spec!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Quick Turnaround!
It might seem like an oxymoron but because we make everything to spec, we are able to offer incredibly fast turnaround.
Our goal with custom whiteboard production is to get it produced and out the door ASAP. The faster we get it done, the faster you can benefit from its use and because we have top of the line manufacturing equipment and materials, quality doesn’t suffer as a result!
We’ve been known to work straight through weekends and holidays to get our customers the project they NEED and when you are passionate about what you do, then it’s not considered “work”!
As a result, the majority of our custom whiteboards are done and shipped within 24 hours of the design being approved by our customers. The shippers aren’t as quick though, give them a week.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Fantastic Customer Service!
CNCROi.com will send you off pictures of your project once it’s done and sometimes during production as well, we really enjoy what we do and want to share that with you!
If you came to CNCROi.com, you probably noticed it’s very easy to contact us and we have an online chat running most hours of the day, customer service, like our general quote times are quick, efficient and to the point.
Before we ship you a package, you also get a tracking number as well! How’s that? We have you covered from initial contact through to production and shipping so you always know what’s coming, when it’s coming and the story behind it too!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Quality Production
If you noticed in these photos of this dog shaped dry erase whiteboard, there is quite a bit of soot and smoke.
The reason why you don’t see it on the final product is simple, we masked the surface so it settled onto the protective mask instead of the whiteboard surface.
This is a custom whiteboard that this smoke and resin resistant, meaning whatever settles onto the dry erase surface will easily wipe off.
The reason why we use the mask is so that we just have to take this custom whiteboard off our bed and into the shipping envelope, it cost a little more to wrap but it saves us time in clean-up.
It also lessens the chance of us accidentally damaging the surface of the whiteboard by having to scrub it if a certain production stain doesn’t want to come off.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: How?
The simplest way for you to get your custom dry erase whiteboard or chalk blackboard made to your requirements is to contact us.
Use the form on the left hand side of this blog post, the pop-up on the bottom or email us at the address at the top right of CNCROi.com‘s web page!
The reason we prefer online contact over a phone is quite simple, you have specs and it’s easier to send a digital file with details for us to review than to try to wing it over the phone, you’ll have to send us the files anyways so it’s just more efficient to email us first then let us review and give a quote.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Why?
Why should you get a custom whiteboard produced for you at your spec? Because it’s a wonderful branding experience if you are a company and a very unique gift if you are a person.
For companies, we can make the custom dry erase whiteboard in the shape of your logo with motivational words or signage to go along with it to get the whole team on-board.
For a person, we can make you a custom whiteboard or blackboard in the shape of a favorite animal, a pet or anything else you can think of.
Regardless, going custom has way more sentimental value than something made by the millions in mass production factories that do the same thing day in and out!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: It’s EASY!!!
You may think going custom is a difficult and complex process, it’s actually quite simple with CNCROi.com!
- Send us your design, if you can’t design anything, tell us what you want and we’ll design it for you.
- Tell us if you want any accessories or things to go along with your custom dry erase whiteboard or chalk blackboard.
- Tell us how many you want, what your budget is (will define size and engraving or paint filling possibilities) and when you need it for.
- You send us your loot – it’s surprisingly affordable as we work on a flat rate per project basis, not hourly which means NO SURPRISES!
- We send you pictures after it’s done, sometimes during production depending on the size, volume or unique characteristics of your project for you to use as you wish.
- We stick it in a box or envelope and head over to the post office and ship it with a tracking number.
- You open the box about a week later and voila, all done!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Infinite Design Possibilities
Short of retyping this entire blog post into this paragraph, I hope that this has opened your eyes as to what’s possible when it comes to custom whiteboard production.
Design? Anything you want! Volume? You tell us! Timeline? About a week unless you want to pay through the nose for next day shipping!
There really aren’t any hurdles to custom manufacturing because that’s all we do at CNCROi.com, we’ve got the process down!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Subscription Based
Something that may not come to mind immediately is that we can also product custom whiteboards or dry erase or chalk boards on a subscription basis.
Let’s say you have a staff of X with Y turnaround and you want to use this whiteboard material for your staff to write their name on it during a shift, we all know that after a few months, things will start to get ragged.
As a result, if you want, CNCROi.com can automatically ship you X units during any time interval you want, on-demand manufacturing means we make them when you need them and as a result, we can even automate the entire process as well!
Not only that, if one month you need special name badges for a holiday, let’s say Christmas, then we can make them in the shape of a tree or whatever else you want!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Dry Erase Whiteboard VS Blackboard
As mentioned, we can also make custom blackboards that work WONDERFULLY with chalk, I just haven’t gotten around to actually writing-up a blog post or doing video of me actually making one bu the process is identical.
This opens up additional unique branding and product possibilities for your business or for personal use, as you aren’t stuck in any one way of doing things.
What makes our custom blackboards unique though is that they are made out of solid acrylic, this means you don’t have issues with the top veneer coming off as they are solid all the way through.
Our custom blackboards are also incredibly tough, reliable and waterproof even! Our custom whiteboards are not waterproof but the coating on the surface is still pretty tough!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Environmentally Friendly Production!
What is MDF? It’s essentially compressed “left overs” from making 2×4 and other lumber types. What is “whiteboard” paint? Well, it’s just a coating put on the surface, throw-in heat and voila, very durable whiteboard!
What makes CNCROi.com‘s production environmentally friendly is that all our acrylic is recyclable, that custom blackboard you want? If and when it ever wears out, you can just order another one and stick it in the recycle bin.
As for the whiteboard, it’s just paint with left-over compressed wood, again, throw it in the fire pit or put it to the curb.
There is nothing in either product that will say in the environment for any extended period of time and unlike cardboard whiteboards and blackboards you see in most shops, our online offerings are TOUGH, STRONG and will lost a very long time!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Can double as props and toys!
Our custom whiteboards are so tough, you can have us make a whole group of animals and use them as toys and props for a huge variety of applications in the classroom or for some companies, boardroom!
Remember, on-demand manufacturing means whatever you want, you can have when it comes to whiteboard shape, size and PERSONALITY!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: All Done the Dogs!
Now that the custom whiteboard dogs are complete, you can see why we “bothered” to mask the surface, it’s far easier to just take off a protective mask than to try to scrub off some of this smoke and resin from the vaporized glue.
Taking a closer look, you can see that the top surface will be white and the sides dark brown, just like the color of the engraving, this is why these look so great in their setting because there is awesome contrast for various elements making-up these custom whiteboards!
Here I made two, just to show you how identical they are, the smoke pattern may be different but that’s quickly resolved, otherwise, the same in every way.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Great for Furniture Too!
Oh yeah, we aren’t just a manufacturer but also our own client! For instance, the top layer of this CNC laser station is actually the same whiteboard material I’ve been writing up about for the past hour!
Our shop has lots of working parts and as a result, can get dirty and keeping it clean and lean is always a struggle, so we surface lots of our custom fabricated tables with this same material.
It’s proven to be incredibly tough, even when metal plates drop on it, they get very rough and oily things put on them or whatever else gets thrown onto them, this whiteboard material has proven itself to be incredibly tough and durable in our industrial setting!
That’s why I know and can write so glaringly positively about it, we’ve even had 20 kg (45 lbs) plats fall on these desks with the whiteboard that would have gone straight through lesser material! There are marks, scratches and scruffs on these abused whiteboard surfaces but overall, they have proven incredibly resilient.
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Back to the Whiteboard Dogs
You can see now that the masking is taken off these whiteboard animals that they are nice and shiny!
It’s incredible that the same machine we use to anneal stainless steel plate, we use to etch into anodized aluminum and use to cut through 3/4 inch wood can produce something so fantastic on such a relatively fragile material!
You can see how well they shine and the perfect high quality surface properties of it.
There was no clean-up performed, this is right after the protective mask was removed without any touch-ups!
Getting your Custom Whiteboard Online: Woof! Woof!
As you can see, this custom whiteboard in the shape of a dog came out great!
Need a custom whiteboard, blackboard or just about anything else custom to your spec? Contact CNCROi.com right now!