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Here’s a quick little project I completed recently. It’s a set of game boards that you see at tailgates, the beach, block parties, etc. It’s just 2 2’x4’ sheets of 3/4” plywood framed by 1”x4” stock. I chose to take a quick stab at box joints with my router, and found out that my (very) makeshift router table is not nearly precise enough to make the joints fit tightly, so I wound up hand cutting the last 7 joints. They are stained, then painted (GO HOKIES), then sprayed with several coats of lacquer suitable for outdoor use. They also have fold-away stands fixed to the back with lag bolts. Now all I need is my wife to sew me some bags and I’m good to go!

-- Jeff in Corpus Christi, TX

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#1 posted 11-05-2009 08:49 PM

well done looks like fun

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#2 posted 11-05-2009 09:22 PM

neat little game…:-)

-- jk

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#3 posted 11-05-2009 10:30 PM

Go Hokies!

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#4 posted 11-05-2009 10:53 PM

Nice looking set! Go Hokies!


-- That's a fine layer of dust!

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#5 posted 11-05-2009 11:15 PM

This looks great! You did an awesome job on this.

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#6 posted 11-06-2009 02:20 AM

Ya did VT proud. Go Hokies, too… big fans.

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

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#7 posted 11-06-2009 03:59 PM

Go Hokies!

-- Lancaster, PA

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#8 posted 11-09-2009 04:08 AM

Great job, but there has to be a better name for that game!! hahaha

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#9 posted 11-10-2009 08:38 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#10 posted 11-28-2009 03:46 AM


-- Chip, Virginia

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#11 posted 02-24-2010 04:11 AM

what part of Vermont are you I’m in St Johnsbury

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#12 posted 02-25-2010 02:10 AM

The VT is for Virginia Tech…that’s the official logo for the school

-- Jeff in Corpus Christi, TX

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#13 posted 10-25-2011 03:48 PM

as a new woodworker, it is hard for me to see the beauty when i’ve got a VT glaring at me :-)


j/j- good job. looks very nice.

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#14 posted 02-04-2013 01:54 AM

Great boards, WRONG TEAM.

Deamon Deacons

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#15 posted 02-04-2013 02:05 AM

Corn holes!!!!

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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