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Project by Roger posted 02-17-2016 11:52 PM 1262 views 1 time favorited 40 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay, this/these are not fine woodworking, but, I wanted to share them really to let ya’ll know that if you’re thinking of making some, there are now wrap/skins you can get from 25-60 bux and maybe a bit more if you want really elaborate ones. After I started painting them, I found out about the skins, and went that route. There are many different ones and makers out there. I got the Cowboys from one person, and the Tarheels from another. I made these for my 2 son-in-laws, and my daughters. :) The Cowboys skins went on much better than the tarheels skins. I also watched a video on how to put these on, and it was very helpful. Of course, I did it that way, plus added some o my way in it. They are coated with 3 coats of Minwax Acrylic Poly to help seal the edges. OH, and I did find led lights you can add to them as well, so you play at night. They have different colors, red, blue, amber, and clear. I added the blue ones in each of these, I’ll post a seperate pic below.

Anyhoo, nothing special, but, they are special, because I know the guys n gals will appreciate them,
Thnx for checkin in. Good/bad/ugly…..........come on, and thank you.

Also, here is a link to a few pics of the circle jig:

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#1 posted 02-17-2016 11:56 PM

Here is pic of the Tarheels boards and one of the Cowboys with the light in it. I only had one 9 volt battery handy. That’s what the lights run on, which it way cool. You don’t need any power cords if yer out there in the woods playin cornhole… Don’t take that the wrong way….

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 02-18-2016 12:09 AM

Lookin good Roger! Nice circle jig too!

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#3 posted 02-18-2016 12:34 AM

Cool project Roger,the LED was a nice big are these?

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#4 posted 02-18-2016 12:37 AM

Thnx guys. Ken: they are 2×4. Made with a few 2×4’s and a half sheet of plywood. I use 3/4 so they’ll last many many years. The light is exactly 6” round, the same size as the hole, and mounts on the underside of the boards with 3 small screws and is powered by a 9 volt battery. Each one has it’s own battery of course.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#5 posted 02-18-2016 12:44 AM

Looks COOL, Roger!

Looks like a fun game!

You painted all of those? ... or just apply a skin? :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 02-18-2016 01:00 AM

Wow!! Those look like professional store bought boards and especially with the lights. I made some for the kids a few years back. Mine looked really country but yours are really uptown. Stay warm.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#7 posted 02-18-2016 01:08 AM

Wow those skins are great and the light is awesome. Absolutely love them. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 02-18-2016 01:13 AM

Nice boards roger & great jig to boot

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 02-18-2016 01:27 AM

Those are perfect for a tournament Roger. I will be over soon to play the champ. Of course I hardly ever win. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#10 posted 02-18-2016 01:47 AM

Wow! Those ARE fancy!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 02-18-2016 02:07 AM

Those are really something, I never realized how popular those are. Great job.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#12 posted 02-18-2016 02:23 AM

Look great. I like the light idea, I think I will add some LED’s to mine. Thanks.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#13 posted 02-18-2016 02:27 AM

They turned out very well.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#14 posted 02-18-2016 02:56 AM

Nice work Roger, very cool. As Steve Ramsey would say “Extra Fancy” ! Do you sell these or give as gifts?

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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#15 posted 02-18-2016 04:22 AM

Roger, what a nice project. I like the skins, lights, and general design. These are great fun. Nice to know about the lights. Thanks for posting this project. I guess you are going to add bells and whistles next…or maybe an electronic score board.

-- Big Al in IN

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