Archive for the ‘Green’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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