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Drunken Checkers

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Project by dozer57 posted 08-11-2014 01:02 AM 2360 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gift for my niece on her 21st birthday. She saw a large checker board game being played with shots and wanted one. The frame is oak and some walnut, the game surface is pexi-glass with mirrored backing. I cut groves on tablesaw and circles with a forster bit just deep enough to remove mirror backing. Then I spray painted the back to let the color show through. It can be hug on the wall when not in use, displaying her shot glass collection. Happy Birthday and I hope you enjoy.





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 08-11-2014 01:39 AM

That is a really cool checker board!!!
I could have seen me playing it….
twenty some odd years ago.
I’m sure it will get plenty of use!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 08-11-2014 10:25 AM

Very cool.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 08-11-2014 01:02 PM

Nice, do not know if I could play more than one or two games though.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 08-11-2014 03:04 PM



Nice, do not know if I could play more than one or two games though.

- ChrisK


Haha Agreed! They better use beer and not hard shots or it my be a short 21st birthday.

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#5 posted 08-11-2014 06:39 PM

Neat project

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#6 posted 08-11-2014 09:50 PM

Hope you didn’t finish it with shellac :)

Nice joinery there.

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#7 posted 08-13-2014 04:53 PM

Cool game

-- Leonard H.

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#8 posted 08-13-2014 05:02 PM

This is very creative.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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