Gimme Some Skin
Posted by
Jules
Third ball from the sun. 
Joined Jan 20, '16 

So…did you guys know that you can skin your iPhone case with the Proofgrade veneers?

(Yeah, me either, until a couple days ago.) :smile:

(And @shell , I would love to see your cool coffee bean pattern adapted for this and included in the catalog, along with a few other “profession” related themes like engineering, or maybe some gears, or a musical theme…I think they’d be popular. I’m first in line for the coffee bean one. :smiley:)

Okay, so the leather case on my iPhone was starting to look a bit worn at the edges…I had a little bit of walnut and maple PG veneer left over, and I thought…why not?

Cut the pattern once out of each of the veneers, and started fitting the puzzle pieces together. (It’s cathartic.)

Finished it up with a couple of coats of gloss Polyurethane, and now I’ve got a shiny wooden cover for my case.

(This case had a cover, so I didn’t have to mess with cutouts for the camera, but it could be adapted.)

Probably needs one more coat, but I’m impatient. :smile:


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