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IronPly® Soffit Plant Stand – Part IV

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

The final steps in completing our IronPly® soffit plant stand are to add the floor and shelf pieces, and then fill our stand with a beautiful plant. Using the 3/4″ exterior panel pieces, the size of the needed floor piece and shelf were measured and cut.  Holes are drilled in the center of the pieces […]

IronPly® Soffit Plant Stand – Part III

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

To assemble the four side pieces of our IronPly® soffit plant stand, wood glue is applied to the edge of each piece.  The pieces are then stapled or nailed in place to form the box shape of the plant stand. Next, polyurethane is applied to the plant stand to provide a sleek, polished look.  Once […]

IronPly® Soffit Plant Stand – Part II

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

The next step in our IronPly® soffit plant stand project is to paint the grooves in each panel with black paint to give depth and detail to the plant stand.  Once dry, stain is applied to each panel.  We chose a darker stain, but any color would work depending on the desired look. Next, strips […]

IronPly® Soffit Plant Stand – Part I

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

Stylish plant stands are always a decorative way to showcase greenery and florals around the home or office.  For a modern and sleek design, we used IronPly® Patriot Primed® Soffit panels to construct tall plant stands to flank the front door creating a welcoming entrance.  If IronPly® Soffit is not available in your area, IronPly® […]

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 […]

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