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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

St. Patrick’s Day

Friday, March 17th, 2017

St. Patrick’s Day is observed each year on March 17th in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. It began in the 17th century as a religious feast day and has become a day filled with festivals including parades, music, dancing, special foods, and the wearing of green in celebration […]

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 […]

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 […]

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