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Birch Plywood Flower Box – Part II

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

To complete our birch plywood flower box, we chose to give it an antique look.  A coat of white craft paint was applied both inside and outside of the box.  Once dry, a thin coat of dark stain was applied with a soft cloth and then immediately wiped off with a clean cloth.  This gives […]

Birch Plywood Flower Box – Part I

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

In celebration of Mother’s Day, a nice way to display flowers in the home is in a birch plywood flower box.  For our flower box we are using 18mm birch plywood, and the dimensions we chose for our box are 27” long, 7 1/2” wide and 5” tall.  To complete this project you will need […]

Welcome Spring

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Finally spring is here, the weather is warming up and the flowers and trees are beginning to bloom in a cascade of pastels.  Spring is the season of renewal and new beginnings.  It is also a time to clean house and open windows to allow fresh air to carry the dust away. For many, it […]

Birch Plywood and RevolutionPly® Wine Rack – Part IV

Monday, February 20th, 2017

To complete our wine rack, we put two coats of a rich mahogany stain on all of the components before the final assembly.  We discovered that a paint brush worked better than a cloth or foam brush for applying the stain, and it was painted on in smooth strokes going along the grain. Once the […]

Birch Plywood and RevolutionPly® Wine Rack – Part III

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

Now that the outer box frame is complete, the next step in our birch plywood and RevolutionPly® wine rack project is to construct the inside shelving that will hold wine bottles. Each of the inside pieces are measured and notched halfway through the panels, so that they will fit together forming an “x” shape.  Then […]

Birch Plywood and RevolutionPly® Wine Rack – Part II

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

We have the pieces cut for the framing of our wine rack.  After lightly sanding the edges, we used screws, a hammer and a steel bar to achieve our desired distressed look.  This can be done by placing screws on a hard surface, in this case a cement floor, and set the cut pieces of […]

Birch Plywood and RevolutionPly® Wine Rack – Part I

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

An easy, but beautiful way to store your wine is to construct a wine rack using birch plywood and RevolutionPly® plywood.  To begin this project you will need the following supplies: 3/4″ birch plywood – approximately 4’ x 4’ piece 1/2″ birch plywood – approximately 2’ x 2’ piece 1/4″ RevolutionPly® plywood – approximately 2’ […]

Birch Plywood Table Box – Part III

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

To complete the birch plywood table box, wood glue was applied to the edge of each piece and then finishing nails were used to assemble them into the shape of our finished box.  We then filled our box with fresh fir tree trimmings, white lights and red balls and stars in celebration of a holiday […]

Birch Plywood Table Box – Part II

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Our birch plywood table box is coming along nicely, as we have been working on our pieces to give them a distressed look.  An easy way to do this is to use a hammer to tap the edges of the pieces and then place the pieces on top of some nails or screws on the […]

Birch Plywood Table Box – Part I

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

A great idea for decorating a table for the holidays is to construct a centerpiece box to hold your choice of festive items.  Supplies needed to complete this project are a piece of birch plywood, a saw, measuring tape, block sander or sand paper, wood glue, finishing nails and wood stain. To build our box, […]

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