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Readi to Craft: Planter Box

In this Readi to Craft we will show you how we made this planter box. Believe it or not it is made out of foam board! The materials needed are:

Readi-Board Water Resistant Foam Board
Hot Glue (Sticks and Gun)
Hobby Knife (or Utility Knife)
Rope
Masking Tape

Be sure to check out our Test Tuesday: Water Resistance, the article can be found here.

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Readi to Craft: Treasure Chest

Ahoy there! In this edition of Readi to Craft we will be teachin’ ye how to make your own treasure chest. The materials you’ll be needin’ are’;

Readi-Board Foam Board

White Glue

Hobby Knife

Acrylic Paint

Masking Tape

Small Clasp

2 Small Hinges

Hot Glue (and Glue Gun)

 

RTC Treasure Chest Template

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Readi to Craft: Faux Wood

In this Readi to Craft we are going to show you how to make your foam board look like a piece of wood. Get your paints ready and craft along with us! The materials you need are:

Readi-Board foam board
Acrylic Paints (and Brushes)
Tape (for the back, I used masking tape)

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Readi to Craft: Treasure Map

In this Readi to Craft we will be showing you how to make a fun treasure map. Perfect for treasure (scavenger) hunts. The materials you will need are;

Readi-Board Foam Board

Watercolor Paints

Hobby Knife

Markers (or other drawing utensils)

Coffee or Tea (Optional)

 

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Test Tuesday: Graphite

 

In this Test Tuesday we are testing graphite, also known as your everyday common pencil. While the material that creates the mark in a pencil is often called lead, it is actually made of graphite. We tested 4 graphite pencils on each of our foam board samples. We used pencils ranging from an HB to 6B. You may be asking yourself right now, what in the world is a 6B pencil? I’ll explain.

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Introducing: Test Tuesday and Readi to Craft!

We are proud to announce our two new premium content series; Test Tuesday and Readi to Craft.

Ever wonder how well wood glue works on Readi-Board foam board? Have a project that needs a little more color but not sure what paints will do the job? Each week in Test Tuesday we will explore how materials ranging from glue to paint react with our foam board.

 

If you follow us on Twitter you’ve probably already seen some of the interesting things that can be created with foam board. With our Readi to Craft video series we will show you exactly how to make some of those crafts at home.

 

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