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A fun little project. Plywood, walnut frame, oak dowels, green felt, gloss poly, wax. These will go to the winners of our corn hole game at this years reunion in July. Thanks for looking.
May 10, 2014
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#1 posted 05-10-2014 01:36 PM
I Love These! Favorited, very cool! Where’d you get the bearing / game pieces?
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive
#2 posted 05-10-2014 01:41 PM
Smitty .. pucks can be purchased from Amazon. Do a search for tabletop shuffleboard pucks. Thanks.
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#3 posted 05-10-2014 01:57 PM
These are awesome. A blast from the past.. I had one of these when I was a lad.. The great toys always seem to resurface.. The puck storage is quite ingenious, I can remember having to store the pucks in a plastic bag. Thanks so much for sharing.
-- Jeff, Ability will never catch up with the demand for it. - Malcolm Forbes
#4 posted 05-10-2014 01:58 PM
This is on my to-do list. Off to buy pucks so they’re ready when I am…
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#5 posted 05-10-2014 02:13 PM
Awesome. My buddy has the straight version and it’s a blast – it’s our cornhole in the wintertime. I need to make one of these, thanks for the inspiration.
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#6 posted 05-10-2014 02:56 PM
This is great, I’m gonna have to make one for our reunion too! Thanks for sharing!
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#7 posted 05-10-2014 02:59 PM
This is a wonderful recreational table and you’ve done a fine job on it. I’ll bet you had a lot of fun doing it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 05-10-2014 04:50 PM
I’ve never seen the banked version like this. Only the 16 ft long ones in bars. How long did you make it, 8ft? Looks like you used 1 sheet of ply for the dimensions of both?
-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.
#9 posted 05-10-2014 05:40 PM
Each game is 48” long x 18” wide. Frame and center divider is 3/4” thick material. Plywood bottom is 3/4”. Plywood top is 1/8”. Dowels are 3/8”. Rubber bands are 1/2” wide. Pucks can be purchased online, do a search for tabletop shuffleboard pucks. the ‘bank’ angle is 90 degrees. The score zone dividers/foul line are 1/8” x1/8” inlaid walnut. Numbers/lettering is stenciled and pen painted. Hope this helps you all.
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#10 posted 05-10-2014 11:10 PM
I have always loved playing this shuffleboard game. And now you created a perfect home version of it. Awesome job!
-- Mr Tall
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#11 posted 05-11-2014 01:52 AM
Awww man! I remember that game as a kid. But mine was all plastic with rubber bands at the top. Your’s is much nicer.
-- Just a man with his chisel.........
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#12 posted 05-11-2014 02:51 AM
This is really nice. Thanks!
-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!
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#13 posted 05-11-2014 03:28 AM
Ah man, I wish my family were more into games, I’d build one of these in a heartbeat. Nicely done.
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#14 posted 05-11-2014 02:52 PM
Great job! That’s the kind of prize that will be prized for a long time to come. : )
-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo
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#15 posted 05-14-2014 11:32 AM
This is Awesome!
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