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Cornhole Scoreboard w/ Beer Holder

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Blog series by EdsCustomWoodCrafts updated 06-27-2015 05:35 PM 6 parts 11842 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Design & Materials

06-25-2015 05:40 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 2 comments »

After building some regulation size Cornhole boards and they were a big hit with my friends and family I decided to build a scoreboard… My design is very similar that you see online on the likes of Pinterest ..the scoreboard consists of the following 2×4x1/2” thick sanded plywood ( ripped lengthways to give 2 panels with dimensions of 12” x 48” Materials::- 2” acrylic numbers ( 3 packs):- (2) pieces of 12” brass chain.:- (2) 2.5” brass h...

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Part 2: The Finger Holes and Leg Design

06-25-2015 05:48 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

I thought this would be a nice touch in drilling 3 holes with an 1 3/8” forstner bit to give slots to carry the scoreboard, I centered the holes in the middle of the board,4” in from the left side and 2” down from the top. ( see below) The defined the legs.. I measured in 2” from each side of the bottom of the board and 3” up creating the radius and then I just cut the semi circle out, I clamped both boards together and did the cuts simultaneously… I...

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Part 3: Layout lines & Dowel Holes

06-25-2015 05:56 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

I have to say this project required a lot of layout work especially since I putting so many colors and a lot of measurements need to be taken because ….. There will be 42 1/2” holes made on the board because each side will go from 1-21 on the front board, also have to take into consideration that the acrylic numbers are 2” high and I want each dowel hole to be in the middle of each number. So I thought the best way to take all these aspects into consideration was to dr...

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Part 4: Paint ( Front Board)

06-26-2015 04:25 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

As I said before the colors chosen from this board match an existing set of cornhole boards and it looks great . The layout lines were invaluable and the Frogtape I used was awesome and it kept the lines true and straight and for the most part the colors didn’t bleed into each other… Next I will be painting a simple border around the back board and I will be painting the beer holder..

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Part 5: Back Board Paint & Applying Numbers

06-26-2015 08:58 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 0 comments »

I basically just painted a border ( using my trusty frog tape, this stuff is awesome) in black around the perimeter of the back board and I will be hanging a beer holder painted green as well, when that was finished I stuck my numbers on the front and when this was finished a put a coat of polyurethane on both boards. Next I’ll be mounting the beer holder, attach the hinges and attaching the 2 lengths of chain to each side to keep the scoreboard upright..

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Part 6: Finishing Up

06-27-2015 05:35 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts | 2 comments »

This is the last blog entry in this series and I am just going to finish the project by adding:2 hingesAttach the beer holderAnd finally attach brass chain…. and that’s it, hope you like

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