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Christmas is coming, time to start making cribbage boards. This is my first one, thank God for templates!
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#1 posted 09-30-2009 04:15 AM
Really nice looking board, although there don’t seem to be very many cribbage players around any more.
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#2 posted 09-30-2009 06:33 AM
fifteen two, fifteen four and four….. your a winner. Great idea for gifts. Super job, I like the the base storage drawer for the pegs and cards. rtb is right…tough to find someone who even knows what cribbage is, let alone be able to play.I fixed that and taught the other half and all my kids to play.
Have fun being one of Santa’s elves.
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#3 posted 09-30-2009 12:46 PM
I just got an order for a cribbage board a few days ago. This one looks great..Might have to borrow it.. IFN you don’t Mind.
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#4 posted 09-30-2009 12:51 PM
And one for the Right Jack!I like the idea of the box underneath, with the Board on the lid. I’m thinking maybe the lid could be “flippable” so the Board would end up inside? Maybe not on a sliding one, but one with a detachable top? Hmmm…Sheesh! They have templates for these? Now you tell me… It does seem hard to scare up a game nowadays… I know plenty of people who play, but no one has the time…Great looking build, Mike!!
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#5 posted 09-30-2009 02:18 PM
Goose? be my guest :-)
Lc, the one I am working on now has the board as the lid and it is hinged to open. I have thought about your concept as well, the fun never ends…..
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#6 posted 09-30-2009 03:41 PM
Nice board. What kind of jig did you use to keep make the holes?
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#7 posted 09-30-2009 04:47 PM
Cribbage is not as popular now but this will also do for dominos.nice jog thanks for the inspiration for my domino boxes.BT
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#8 posted 09-30-2009 06:14 PM
Rex, I get the templates here: http://www.enumerocribbageboards.com/shipping.html
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#9 posted 09-30-2009 07:02 PM
Heels (two points on the cut card) or nibs; nobs, pone, muggins. Wife and I have started playing again… TV was boring. She beat me good last time… I’m still pouting.
Can I use your box design, but cheat a little and use a wood cribbage board that I have? Drilling out those holes (the streets, I believe) even by using a template that I don’t have, would be a bit challenging for me.
I might slim down the box stock… a bit thinner to keep the overall weight down?
An ideal small project for a small shop.
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#10 posted 09-30-2009 07:04 PM
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#11 posted 09-30-2009 09:27 PM
Be my guest Dusty.
#12 posted 10-01-2009 03:24 PM
Great link Mikey. Thanks
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