Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

I had the nice folks at home depot cut the 4′ x 8′ sheets into 2′ x 4′ sheets to make them more manageable.  Their policy is 2 cuts for free but any additional cut is not much at all.

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

I loaded the cut plywood sheets onto my flatbed trailer and headed to the lake for a day of DIY fun.

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Step 1)  Using a table saw, rip down the 4′ x 8′ sheets of plywood into different sizes.

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Step 2)  Using a level and a nail gun, attach the plywood to the wall creating the base layer.  I covered roughly 85% of the wall using different sizes and depths.

Don’t overthink this layer.  You will be covering a lot of it up with the next layers.  

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

If you’ve seen ‘Finding Nemo’, you probably remember Dory’s favorite phrase “just keep swimming”…well in my world it’s “just keep nailing”

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

and just keep nailing…

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Step 3)  Using the same process, begin overlapping the second layer of plywood to the base layer.  I covered roughly 60% of the wall with this layer.

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Just keep nailing…
Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Step 4)  Using the same process, attach the 3rd layer of plywood creating amazing depth and dimension.  Again, make sure to alternate size and depth.  I covered roughly  35% with this layer.

Accent wall idea using Purebond plywood. Perfect way to decorate a large accent wall in living room or dining room. This unique plywood wall idea is a show stopper!

Here is the accent wall with the 3 layers of plywood.  Amazing right?  Just wait…you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Now, I am guessing that right now you are thinking this project seems like too much work.  Stay with me…this enormous wall only took me two 8-hour days to attach the wood to the wall…and that includes shopping for the supplies!

Here is a quick video showing you the process:

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