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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 […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part III

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

To complete our spring sign project, we attached the wooden flags using craft glue and then painted the letters of spring on each flag.  Since the flags are all different pastel colors, we used white paint for the letters.  You could certainly purchase peel and stick letters to apply to the flags instead of painting […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part II

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

In continuation of our spring sign project, it is time to start decorating.  Using white craft paint, welcome was painted across the top of the light gray RevBead® sign.  Each letter in spring is being painted a different color to represent the beautiful colors of the season.  For our sign, we are giving it the […]

Celebrate Spring Sign – Part I

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

A crafty way to welcome spring into your home is to display a decorative sign that will brighten an entryway or add color to accent a mantel. We are constructing our sign using RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard, along with the following materials: Jigsaw or table saw Small nails Hammer Twine Craft paints Paint brushes Wood […]

RevBead® Menu Board – Part II

Friday, March 31st, 2017

In continuation of our RevBead® menu board project, black chalkboard paint was applied to one side of the cut RevBead® panel. The framing pieces were cut from a strip of trim moulding and lightly sanded on the edges.  We chose red as our frame color and two coats were applied.  Once dry, the painted pieces […]

RevBead® Menu Board

Friday, March 24th, 2017

A really fun and useful craft for display in your kitchen is a menu board constructed of RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard. The supply list for this project consists of: – a piece of RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard – jigsaw or table saw – nail or staple gun – small nails/staples – wood glue – trim […]

RevolutionPly® Plywood Cork Board

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Another great idea using RevolutionPly® plywood is to construct a framed cork board.  Not only is this a handy message center, but it can also be a stylish addition to a home’s décor.  It’s up to each individual’s taste how the cork board is finished with unique framing styles and colors. All you need is […]

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 […]

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