Paint

Football Lazy Susan Tray

By  Hilary Stephens for Environmental Technology Inc. 

18" round

Materials

  • Round wood disc, 18"
  • Lazy Susan hardware
  • ŸFootball cutout
  • White scrap paper
  • ŸKaren Foster football motif scrap papers

Tools

  • ŸPaintbrush
  • Foam brush
  • ŸAcrylic paint in two shades of green
  • ŸETI Envirotex Lite Pour-On High Gloss Finish, 8 oz.
  • ŸWhite craft glue 

Basic Supplies

  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • X-acto knife
  • Disposable cups
  • Disposable gloves
  • Craft sticks
  • Plastic tablecloth or bag
  • Heat tool
  • Sandpaper or Dremel tool

Project Instructions

1. Paint two layers of light green on top and sides of wood surface. When dry, lightly draw a line every 2” across surface and paint alternate stripes dark green. Let paint dry.

2. Use an x-acto blade to cut accurate ¼” yard lines from the white paper; two strips are needed to complete some of the lines. Position and glue strips where the two shades of green meet, wrapping over sides of disc.

3. Adhere football in place. Trim and adhere yard line numbers and other football motifs. Use a ruler to create perfectly level results.

4. Measure and trim enough of the remaining yard line paper to cover sides of disc and adhere.

5. Apply a layer of white craft glue to top and sides of surface; let dry and repeat. Let final layer dry overnight.

6. Cover a level table with plastic. Elevate disc using four disposable cups. Put on gloves and mix eight ounces of Envirotex Lite epoxy per manufacturer’s instructions. Slowly pour epoxy over disc and use a foam brush to smooth resin on sides of disc. Use a clean craft stick to scrape drips from underside of surface every 15 minutes for an hour.  Use heat tool to pop bubbles in resin. Dry 48 hours.

7. Use sandpaper or Dremel tool to remove any drips from underside. Paint underside surface with one of the green paint colors. 

8. Attach lazy Susan hardware per manufacturer’s instructions.

*tip 
When sanding drips from the back, fold an old sheet into a thick layer, then place the disc on sheet to protect the epoxy surface from scratches.