DIY Photo Room Divider Screen. This is made from a steel rod, welding rod, a sheet of plywood, hollow rid, binder clip, chop saw, tire rim, and paint. With a detailed explanation, you will be able to make this yourself within a few weeks. The first step was to cut the plywood into two pieces using the chop saw.. Tonight's DIY project: room divider. November 4, 2013. Wasn't really any cheaper than buying a ready made one, but I got to use the fabric I fell in love with and will match the laundry room whenever we get around to painting the cabinets. Supplies: - 3 20×70 IVAR side units from IKEA.