DIY Scrap Wood Wall Art. Wood Mosaic

3 Materials
$50
5 Hours
Easy

Hello everyone I think many people have a lot of small wood scraps left in the workshop. It's a pity to throw them away, so they accumulate in large quantities. I found beautiful decorative panels made of wood on the Internet. I decided to make myself the same

My Tools:

Brad Nailer

Japanese Saw

Heat Gun

Materials:

Plywood - 60-130 cm

Wood scraps

The first thing I needed to do was find the exact center of the sheet of plywood I would be using. For the design to work and look right, it was important for it to start at the exact center of the piece. I measure the center lengthwise and widthwise, and where they met would be my starting point. I marked this with a pencil.

As I didn't have miter saw, I made a jig for cutting at 45 degrees. It's very simple to do and easy to use.

I also add neodymium magnet. It holds the saw and the cut is very smooth

I decided not to paint the boards as other authors do. I bought PVC vinyl films. With different textures of wood, cement, marble.

PVC Films are very easy to use. They are perfectly glued to wood.

For the best effect, the PVC film needs to be heated with a heat gun.

The result will surprise you. Most of all I liked the texture of cement

After we have pasted all the details of the picture, they need to be laid out on plywood.

If everything is in order, we can start gluing the parts to the plywood. I use PVA glue

After the glue has dried, we need to trim the protruding edges to the size of the plywood

The final step.

We need to make a frame for the picture. To do this, I took 4 bars, cut them at an angle of 45 degrees.

I glued it to the PVA glue and fixed it with a stapler.

So our picture is ready.

I used a minimum of a tool. I think many will be able to repeat this.

Suggested materials:
  • Plywood   (https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2334524.m570.l1311&)
  • Wood scraps
  • PVC vinyl films   (https://www.ebay.com/itm/175201449918?hash=item28cad1f7be:g:KRsAAOSwiT)
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  • LukeHayes05 LukeHayes05 on May 12, 2022

    Wow! This would make a really nice coffee table top- add small raised edges and fill with Resin then add legs :)

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