Plywood gets a bad rap. Despite its durability, flexibility and light weight, many view plywood as a make-do wood that’s only appropriate when you can’t afford a better, more appealing species. It’s time to give plywood the respect it deserves. And what better way to show your appreciation for this multifunctional wood than to use it to create a stunning patterned jewelry box? In a recent video, YouTuber Michael Alm demonstrates how to use the end grain from a sheet of plywood to create intricate patterns.