Posts Tagged ‘patriot primed’

Family Tree Collage Frame – Part I

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

A beautiful way to display family photographs is in a family tree collage frame.  We are constructing one using cabinet grade and RevolutionPly® plywood.  Below is a list of materials needed to complete the project. The first step is to create the desired design for the collage frame and then trace it out onto the […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part VI

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

The third in the series of four RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard decorative birdhouses is being decorated in a summer theme.  Thin strips of wood were added horizontally as shiplap siding to give the birdhouse a beach cottage look.  We then painted it a light blue and added a tin roof and antique decorative […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part V

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

The second in the series of four RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Beadboard Plywood decorative birdhouses is being decorated in a winter theme.  We painted this birdhouse a deep red and covered the roof and ground with craft snow to create a wintry snow covered barn.  Other embellishments that were hot glued in place include a […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part IV

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

In decorating our first RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard birdhouse, we painted the birdhouse a dark green and the base and roof brown.  Sticks were cut and glued to the roof to give it an appearance of a thatch roof.  Then beautiful colors of fall were added with orange and red leaves, and pumpkins.  […]

RevolutionPly® Decorative Birdhouses – Part III

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

In continuation of our RevolutionPly® and RevBead® Reversible Plywood Beadboard birdhouse project, we now have our cut pieces ready for assembly.  Wood glue is applied to the edges of each piece before being nailed together to achieve a more solid construction.  Wood filler is used over the nail holes.  Once the filler has dried, it […]

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 […]

Birch Plywood Cake Stands – Part II

Friday, July 14th, 2017

In conclusion of our two part birch plywood cake stand project, we chose to give each of our stands a different look. The square stand was painted a soft gray color and then coated with polyurethane for a beautiful and durable finish.  The final touch was adding some decorative tacks as accents to each corner.  […]

Birch Plywood Cake Stands – Part I

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Show off your baked goods by displaying them on beautifully crafted stands constructed from birch plywood and a few accessories. For our project, we are making a painted square cake stand with some decorative edge accents, and a distressed round one with a mahogany base and jute rope edging to give it a bit of […]

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 […]

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