Plywood Scrap Projects

Introduction: Plywood Scrap Projects

About: I am a Woodworking Hobbyist, I enjoy creating from what most people would consider scraps. To give new life to a piece of wood and give joy to someone with a Special Hand Made Gift.

Scrap wood does not have to go to the fire pit, Small Craft items need little wood, and Your scraps could fit the need to a simple but crafty project that would make a nice gift, sale at craft shows, and it will build your skills to move on the "Fancy" Wood if you are just starting the Woodworking Hobby. The Best Part, Scraps are, in most causes, Free Wood. See what I do with some left over Plywood from a Cabinet Shop I was given, hope you enjoy the show

Step 1: Plywood Vase, Pencil Holder and Bear

How to make Plywood Crafts with your Scrap Plywood

Step 2: Circles

Draw out you Circles

Step 3: Cut

Cut out your Circles

Step 4: Glue

Glue up your circles

Step 5: Turn

Turn your glued up circles

Step 6: Plywood Scrap Projects

Scrap wood does not have to go to the fire pit, Small Craft items need little wood, and Your scraps could fit the need to a simple but crafty project that would make a nice gift, sale at craft shows, and it will build your skills to move on the "Fancy" Wood if you are just starting the Woodworking Hobby. The Best Part, Scraps are, in most causes, Free Wood. See what I do with some left over Plywood from a Cabinet Shop I was given, hope you enjoy the show

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    20 Discussions

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    WelchWoodWorks
    WelchWoodWorks

    4 years ago

    I liked the vase you made, I had never considered plywood for turning before a couple weeks ago. I think If you drilled or cut the centers out of the disks you could have made shaping the inside of the vase easier -- another suggestion would be to hollow out the bulk of the bottom of the vase before gluing the narrow neck on it, this way the bottom would have been thinner and the overall piece lighter.

    I turned a pen out of a scrap piece of plywood I had the other day.

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    koko33099
    koko33099

    4 years ago

    Great project!! It turned out awesome!

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks for checking it out !!

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    Msartist
    Msartist

    4 years ago

    I made this but kicked it up a notch. I cut out the scrap into donuts instead of solid pieces. Thanks for the inspiration.

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks for checking it out, feel free to share yours on my FB Page

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    watch me DIY it
    watch me DIY it

    4 years ago

    Thanks for the idea!

    What kind of glue did you use and where would one buy it?

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Titbond II Glue from Lowe's

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    WoodCrafts 67
    WoodCrafts 67

    4 years ago

    Nice Work Sterling. Looks Awesome. Love the way you have used the Plywood :)

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks, New to Instructables, not sure what I am doing yet lol

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    WoodCrafts 67
    WoodCrafts 67

    Reply 4 years ago

    It's ok Sterling

    I'm kinda new to this myself lol but we will get there Mate

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    WoodCrafts 67
    WoodCrafts 67

    4 years ago

    Nice work Sterling as always you amaze me with your talents Well done mate looks fantastic....

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks So Much, Means a Lot my Friend

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    WoodCrafts 67
    WoodCrafts 67

    Reply 4 years ago

    Your very welcome Buddy. I was thinking, How do you think one of those vases would come out if MDF was used ?? Just a thought as I have loads of off cuts of it...

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    bhavik zure
    bhavik zure

    4 years ago

    great work sterlingD.

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    seamster
    seamster

    4 years ago

    Your plywood vase turned out awesome. Very nice!

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    Thanks for checking it out

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    BoR6
    BoR6

    4 years ago

    This means no plywood scraps are too small to keep. Thats not good. lol

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    lol, I guess you are right hahaha

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    MikeN63
    MikeN63

    4 years ago

    Thats cool...i didn't think you could turn plywood.

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    SterlingD
    SterlingD

    Reply 4 years ago

    it turned out pretty cool, thanks for checking it out