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Cribbage Board Commision

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Project by Blackbear posted 10-06-2014 06:50 PM 1185 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A coworker of mine asked me to make a cribbage board for his neighbor. His neighbor is soon retiring from high end gun appraisals for auctions. We are talking $50,000+ guns! I could never afford such a thing. My coworker has always appreciated how good a neighbor this guy was and wanted to do something special for him.

The board is curly maple, curly walnut, and curly maple inlay with a laser engraved lever action gun and the guys name. The walnut piece was the closet thing I had to a nicely figured gun stock. The engraving was done by a local guy with a laser machine.

All in all my coworker was happy with it and I can’t wait to hear how his neighbor likes it. Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 10-06-2014 11:50 PM

That’s a real beauty, well done!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 10-07-2014 12:12 AM

Simply beautiful the recipient should be very pleased.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#3 posted 10-07-2014 03:16 AM

Nicely done, I have a cribbage board made from an oak barrel given to us by a friend.

-- Cheers

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#4 posted 10-07-2014 07:04 PM

I dont play cribbage, but if I did I’d want a board as nice as this one! NICE JOB!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#5 posted 10-08-2014 02:30 AM

I love playing cribbage,especially around the holidays with the family. Your design and choice of woods looks awesome together.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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