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Washer toss game (AKA hillbilly horseshoes)

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Project by geekwoodworker posted 07-04-2014 07:14 PM 1033 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wanted a game to play in my small backyard and this seemed like a good choice. It is made from scrap 2×6. The washers are stored in slots cut on my slot mortiser http://lumberjocks.com/projects/101724. The center post is made from 4” ABS coupling. Made the 1/2” box joints on my box joint jig http://lumberjocks.com/projects/101866. Finish is an outdoor varethane.

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 07-05-2014 02:21 AM

This should provide you with hours of outdoor entertainment. Nice build Sean.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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NormG

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#2 posted 07-05-2014 06:07 PM

Great idea, how far do you separate them

-- Norman

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jinkyjock

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#3 posted 07-05-2014 08:11 PM

Neat job on the finger-joints.
Question,
did you make the box as a whole then run through your table-saw for 2 halves.

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geekwoodworker

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#4 posted 07-05-2014 09:43 PM

Norman. Here is the link for the rules. I put them 7 paces apart (roughly 21 feet). http://www.washers.org/rules/.

Jinky. I made them as two separate boxes.

Thanks

-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario

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