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Project by Splinters posted 06-28-2007 04:15 AM 2377 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This cribbage board was created out of Red Oak from some old oak I had come upon several years back. Had been holding on to it for the right time.

It has a spectacular grain pattern and gives an awesome appearance.

Overall dimensions of this board are 6 inches wide and 18 inches long,

-- 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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HandsOgold

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#1 posted 06-28-2007 04:30 AM

you saved that oak for just the right reason

-- Dan

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Corey

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#2 posted 06-28-2007 04:34 AM

That’s really neat! Do you use one of those templates from Rockler for the pattern? Very nice.

Corey

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MsDebbieP

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#3 posted 06-28-2007 11:08 AM

very cool. LOVE the lines in the wood.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#4 posted 06-28-2007 01:32 PM

That board was too nice to put a bunch of holes in it! LOL. I think it will distract the attention of the players from the game.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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MsDebbieP

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#5 posted 06-28-2007 03:41 PM

haha… they players will want to head to the workshop instead of playing cards …

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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mot

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#6 posted 06-28-2007 03:53 PM

How did you drill the holes? I agree, it’s a nice grain pattern.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Splinters

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#7 posted 06-28-2007 10:55 PM

Thanks…it is really nice to be a part of such a great group.
Mot: I used a metal templete from Meisel Hardware specialties with an 1/8 bit..Most times I precoat the surface with a couple coats of poly so the holes don’t split out on top..

-- 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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Dusty56

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#8 posted 07-25-2008 06:40 AM

I see you have made several Cribbage boards and having never played the game , do they all have the same number of holes in them and is the spacing crucial to the game ? Thank you .

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Splinters

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#9 posted 07-25-2008 03:56 PM

Hi Dusty

Cribbage is a great game. It is used here in Montana as a tool to help 4th graders learn math skills and to endure the long winters. A cribbage game consists of 121 holes. All boards that I have seen have five hole groups. Thanks for asking..

-- 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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Dusty56

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#10 posted 08-02-2008 02:50 AM

thank you for responding with the info …you do such nice work : ) for some reason I counted 241 holes plus 4 plus 18 off to the side on this board… ......is it my eyes or what ?? LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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spoonman

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#11 posted 08-02-2008 03:23 AM

very nice grain pattern, i would say this oak has found a wonderful purpose. Love the game. Can’t wait to see more.

-- I came, I saw, I pondered...

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