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Project by Dkol posted 1836 days ago 7491 views 43 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of Cribbage boards drilled using the new jig (previous project). Jig works well only problems have been operator related.

Maple and Walnut Cribbage box with pin hinges.

Walnut and White Oak board with sliding dovetail storage for the pegs.





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 1836 days ago

I love cribbage. 15 2, 15 4, and 1 for knobs. Very cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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FWBGBS

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#2 posted 1836 days ago

Your work is beautiful. The use of Walnut trim really makes the board stand out. I give your project 555J!

-- No sane man will dance ~ Cicero

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pommy

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#3 posted 1836 days ago

I think these are cracking i love them

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1836 days ago

How dare you speek Cribbage in front of the children LOL great job well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 1836 days ago

BEAUTIFUL !!! I don’t even know the game , but I sure want one of yours !

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

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reggiek

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#6 posted 1836 days ago

Nicely done! If I played cribbage (I know how…just don’t have the time) I would certainly love to have a board like that.

Thanks for sharing it with us….

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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mtnwild

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#7 posted 1836 days ago

Great designs, well done!!

Beautiful boards, very cool!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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jm82435

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#8 posted 1835 days ago

Really nice work. These will be cherished for generations.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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dustyal

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#9 posted 1835 days ago

I can really appreciate a high quality cribbage board… yours is extremely well done.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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majeagle1

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#10 posted 1833 days ago

WOW, these are excellent ! Your craftsmanship shows through for sure. Love the wood combination but even the quality more. Well done!

I’ve been playing cribbage for 40 + years and have always enjoyed it. Have wanted to make one and am really looking at your hole drilling jig.

Have you tried any with a curved track? If so, have you made a jig for that?

Thanks so much for sharing

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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DonJ

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#11 posted 1833 days ago

Very nice Job!! A couple of questions for you. I like the way you store the pins. It looks like it takes a pretty good recess, so I don’t know how the cards fit in the interior of the “box” without interfering with the pin storage area. The dimensions must be deeper than they appear. Would you mind sharing the dimensions, etc? Thanks,

-- Don, San Antonio, TX

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Dkol

70 posts in 1959 days


#12 posted 1832 days ago

Thanks for all the great feedback.

Gene,
I have an Illustrator files for 2 and 3 track curved boards. When I get around to making them I will probably just use the jig for the “straightaways” and free hand the holes on the curves.

Don,
The board with the dovetail peg storage does not have card storage.

Dan

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motoman

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#13 posted 1831 days ago

Great looking boards,Also like the wood combination and your hole jig should make them a snap to make.How are the hinges made?Just brass rod?Or are they a boughten hinge?

-- Mike Wix

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SCOTSMAN

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#14 posted 1831 days ago

Looks well done is this a difficult game to play I never tried but have been told it’s difficult/ish? Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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Dkol

70 posts in 1959 days


#15 posted 1831 days ago

Motoman,

Hinges are made from 3/16” brass rod.

Scotsman,

It is not a hard game, but best learned from someone who knows how to play.

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