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RevolutionPly® Place Tags – Part II

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

After measuring twice and cutting out the desired shapes, sand the edges to remove rough spots and splintering. Using a drill, a small hole is added to one end. Two coats of silver or gold paint were applied to our tags. Once dry, the tags are ready for personalizing and decorating. We kept our design […]

RevolutionPly® Place Tags – Part I

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

A fun and unique way to dress up a dinner party is by creating place tags using RevolutionPly® plywood.  There are a number of shapes and sizes that can be used as well as endless design possibilities to accent your festive event. We designed our name tags to highlight each place setting at a holiday […]

IronPly® Soffit Flower Box – Part I

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Create a sleek modern flower box using IronPly® Soffit panels.  These are beautiful accents to a front porch, entry hall, or flanking a front door to show off seasonal flowers and plants. See below the list of materials needed to complete this project: IronPly® Soffit 2” x 2” Pine pieces Wood glue Screws Table or […]

Choosing the Proper Fasteners for Installing Plywood Underlayment

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Do not glue plywood underlayment panels to the sub-floor. Gluing plywood underlayment panels to the sub-floor can cause problems such as a tack and release floor that crackles when you walk across it. In addition, gluing the underlayment panels to your structural sub-floor will eliminate the opportunity to remove the underlayment for a future floor […]

Patriotic Clip Frame – Part II

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

In continuation of our patriotic clip frame project celebrating the Independence Day holiday, the next steps are sanding, applying lettering, attaching twine, and hanging the photos for display. The edges of the painted board are sanded to round the corners and to give it a slightly worn look.  Letters and stars are cut out using […]

Patriotic Clip Frame – Part I

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

In celebration of the July 4th holiday, we are constructing a patriotic clip frame using 1/2″ blondewood plywood. Supply list: 1/2” blondewood Hand held saw or table saw Block sander Masking tape Paint Paint brushes Twine Decorative upholstery tacks Small clothes pins Cricut or stencil patterns Wall hanging supplies To begin this project, the blondewood […]

RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Queen Headboard – Part IV

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

In completion of our headboard using RevolutionPly® and RevBead®, the final steps are sanding and painting.  Before you begin painting, make sure all sanding dust is removed and you are working with a clean surface. Two coats of paint were applied on the headboard to give it a smooth, polished appearance.   We chose to use […]

RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Queen Headboard – Part III

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Now that the main section of our headboard using RevolutionPly® and RevBead® is complete, the next step is to cut the trim pieces to both frame the headboard and provide footing to enable it to stand.  We again used RevolutionPly® plywood for the trim pieces to complete the design of the headboard.  Using both wood […]

RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Queen Headboard – Part II

Friday, May 4th, 2018

The next step in constructing the headboard using RevolutionPly® plywood and RevBead® Reversible Beadboard is to cut out the spaces in the headboard to insert the RevBead® pieces. The RevBead® is then measured and cut to the size of the openings in the headboard.  A router is used to outline the openings to provide a […]

RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Queen Headboard – Part I

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Building your own furniture can be easier than you think, and it’s very rewarding having constructed something with your own hands and creativity.  Over the next few segments, we will show you how easy it is to construct a headboard using RevolutionPly® plywood and RevBead® Reversible Beadboard.  The headboard we are constructing is for a […]

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