This is not the best of pictures but it gives you the idea.
1 adjustable ironing board
1 5 ft.x 16 inch laminate white board
8-10 right sized screws.
Mount best-looking side of board evenly centered on ironing board. If you have any DYI skills at all you can figure the rest out. And to answer the first question- it is far sturdier than you might imagine.