HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

The first Thanksgiving was a celebration of giving thanks for the first harvest in the New World between the Pilgrims and the Native Americans in 1621.  Thanksgiving has been an annual tradition in the United States since the Founding Fathers.  In 1941 by federal legislation, the fourth Thursday in November became the Thanksgiving holiday.  It […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part V

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The second in the series of four RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Beadboard Plywood decorative birdhouses is being decorated in a winter theme.  We painted this birdhouse a deep red and covered the roof and ground with craft snow to create a wintry snow covered barn.  Other embellishments that were hot glued in place include a […]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Monday, October 30th, 2017

The Patriot Timber Products Family would like to wish everyone a safe and fun Halloween!

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part IV

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

In decorating our first RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard birdhouse, we painted the birdhouse a dark green and the base and roof brown.  Sticks were cut and glued to the roof to give it an appearance of a thatch roof.  Then beautiful colors of fall were added with orange and red leaves, and pumpkins.  […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part III

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

In continuation of our RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard birdhouse project, we now have our cut pieces ready for assembly.  Wood glue is applied to the edges of each piece before being nailed together to achieve a more solid construction.  Wood filler is used over the nail holes.  Once the filler has dried, it […]

Labor Day

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Labor Day is a federal holiday celebrated each year on the first Monday in September to honor the American labor movement and contributions of American workers to the country. It is also the unofficial end to the summer season as September normally signifies the beginning of a new school year.  Many celebrate Labor Day weekend […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part II

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

To begin construction of the RevolutionPly® decorative birdhouse project, we are using both 1/4″ and 1/2″ RevolutionPly® panels.  The 1/2″ RevolutionPly® is better for use in framing the birdhouses to add greater stability, while the 1/4″ RevolutionPly® is best for the roof and trim pieces.  We decided to also incorporate our RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part I

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Decorative birdhouses are not just for use outside for birds, they can also be used seasonally to enhance the décor of a home or festive gathering.  Over the next several weeks, we will be constructing and decorating a series of four birdhouses using our RevolutionPly® panel.  These birdhouses will be decorated to represent the four […]

Birch Plywood Cake Stands – Part II

Friday, July 14th, 2017

In conclusion of our two part birch plywood cake stand project, we chose to give each of our stands a different look. The square stand was painted a soft gray color and then coated with polyurethane for a beautiful and durable finish.  The final touch was adding some decorative tacks as accents to each corner.  […]

July 4th – Independence Day

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Independence Day, also referred to as Fourth of July is a federal holiday that commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 in which the thirteen American colonies became the United States of America.  Although it was recognized and celebrated every year, it did not become a paid federal holiday until […]

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