Memorial Day 2018

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Memorial Day is a federal holiday celebrated each year on the last Monday in May to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.  It originated as Decoration Day after the Civil War as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers […]

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 […]

3-D Picture Frame – Part IV

Friday, April 20th, 2018

The final steps in completing our 3-D picture frame using cabinet grade and RevolutionPly® plywood are assembling the painted components and adding our photographs. The small square piece of wood that was already attached to the backside of the top component (in Part II), is now attached to the bottom component using heavy duty staples […]

3-D Picture Frame – Part III

Friday, April 13th, 2018

The next steps in completing the 3-D picture frame using cabinet grade and RevolutionPly® plywood are painting and preparing the frame for assembly.  We chose two shades of gray paint for our frame.  A light gray is used for the top component and a slightly darker shade is used for the bottom component.  The color […]

3-D Picture Frame – Part II

Friday, April 6th, 2018

In continuation of our project to create a 3-D picture frame using cabinet grade and RevolutionPly® plywood, all pieces have been cut out and lightly sanded to remove any splinters.  The next step is to use the router with a 1/2″ bit to outline each space that will hold a photograph, therefore making the openings […]

3-D Picture Frame – Part I

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

A great way to display photographs is in a beautiful 3-D frame constructed from cabinet grade plywood and RevolutionPly®.  Below is a list of materials needed to complete this fun project. We began by measuring and tracing the dimensions of our frame onto a piece of 1/2″ cabinet grade plywood.  This thickness makes a sturdy […]

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part IV

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

The final stage in completing the family tree collage frame is decorating it and adding photographs.  We decided to add some leaves to accent our tree shaped frame.  Using a Cricut, different shades of green leaves were printed and cut.  After arranging them in the desired pattern, modpodge was applied to attach the leaves to […]

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part III

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

In continuation of the family tree collage frame, we are now ready to add paint or stain.  We decided to use a dark wood stain for the front and a brown paint on the backside of our frame.  While the frame was drying, pieces of acrylic were measured and cut to fit the openings for […]

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