Connect 4 game

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 1477 days ago 2180 reads 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Remember Connect 4? It’s a fun little game in which players try to, well, connect four colored disks in a row. This is an easy build that you can do complete in an afternoon. Dealing with 42 holes and 42 disks gets a little monotonous though. But just remember: 42 is the answer to life, the universe, and everything.

If you would like to try one out, here's my template to get it all set up.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 1477 days ago

that WAS a good book ;)

I used to love this game, this one looks real cool.

Thanks for the post Steve!

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#2 posted 1477 days ago

great project steve
fyi mdf also comes with wood veneer
i have used some on stained projects

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#3 posted 1477 days ago

Nice Steve…It does bring back memories. I had one of these when I was a little children.

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#4 posted 1477 days ago

Hey Steve I have an idea for you’re shavings How about a wig all you need is a piece of nylon stocking and some glue. If you put all the curls on it right you’d look little Orfan Annie…......Just a thought. The game is cool I think I’ll attempt spending $ 18 to 20 For a $5.00 game. Sorry just being a smart A__!!!! ........Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www.

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#5 posted 1477 days ago

KEWEL! Me likes!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#6 posted 1477 days ago

Thanks Steve, I get a charge out of your vids!

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#8 posted 1476 days ago

Brian, I was totally considering a drop-mechanism for this, as well as a sliding cap on top to keep the disks in. Alas, I couldn’t wrap my brain around anything easy and decided to keep it simple.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#9 posted 1476 days ago

Thanks for this video, I just add it to my list of things to do.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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#10 posted 1476 days ago

Another great video Steve. Your videos crack me up, especially in the mornings. Like others here, it does bring back alot of memories. Once again thanks for the video.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#11 posted 1476 days ago

Nice project. I noticed your crosscut sled with what appears to be aluminum angle reinforcement. Do you have a video on making it? I want to make one, but every plan I see calls for 8/4 maple fences, which is hard to come by in FL.

Thanks in advance…

PS I really liked your nail trick video.

-- Tom

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