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Maple Cribbage board with a Walnut inlay

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Project by Splinters posted 12-27-2008 07:49 AM 2400 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This four person box style cribbage board was created for a client as a Christmas gift for her husband. It was made out of hard maple with an inlayed walnut strip. A light stain was applied to give it the darker look you see per request of client.
The board came with a set of custom metal pegs, a deck of cards, and set of instructions.

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040





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Cwestnov

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#1 posted 12-27-2008 11:42 AM

Lovely work Splinters. I especially like the walnut inlay. How did you like working with the hard maple? Keep up the excellent work.

-- Chad, Si vis pacem, para bellum

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trifern

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#2 posted 12-27-2008 05:59 PM

Beautiful game board, Splinters. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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johngoes

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#3 posted 12-28-2008 06:21 PM

I’ve thought about making a cribbage board recently. Did you use a jig to align the holes so nicely?

Thanks!

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsmen can hide his mistakes!

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Rustic

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#4 posted 12-29-2008 04:27 AM

Love it Splinters

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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Splinters

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#5 posted 12-29-2008 06:49 AM

Thanks for all the comments.

Chad – I really like working with hard maple. Only problem I have had is when I tried to stain it for a client. That did not work as well as I would have liked, however the client loved it, so guess it wasn’t really a problem.
John – I use a metal jig I found online at Meisel Hardware. It works really well and you can use it to create your own different templates

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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Cedrus

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#6 posted 12-30-2008 05:37 PM

15 two 15 four 15 six 15 eight and a run of four is twenty….the rest is history! Very nice job..I haven’t seen a four track pattern…may I ask where to get one?

-- Cedrus of British Columbia

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Splinters

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#7 posted 12-30-2008 06:12 PM

Tks Cedrus….I get my template at Meisel Hardware

-- Splinters - Living and Loving life in the Rockies - http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/ - http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5220040

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waxman

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#8 posted 04-24-2009 07:02 PM

That template is on my buy list. Did you make the metal pegs or buy them?

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