Remodeling Shou Sugi Ban Torched Lumber: Repeat after us: shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese method involves torching your building materials.
Working Alone with Plywood - Woodworking Techniques - American Woodworker Tie a loop in each end of a 12 ft length of plywood. With the sheet up against a wall, slip a loop under the bottom corners. Normally you'd lift it from he same side as the rope.