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Project by jhawkinnc posted 12-01-2009 05:25 AM 1984 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, here’s how the greater part of Thanksgiving was spent….getting beat by my brother-in-law at cornhole. Using the game set that I made for him! Oh well…

Made this set up over a few days out of 1/2 birch ply and 1×4 pine. I notched the pine so that the plywood lays in the inset – no exposed plywood edges. The legs fold in so the board becomes nice & flat for storage. Painted it with gloss latex – it’s what most of the cornhole clubs sites recommended.

For the next set I make, I think I’ll try adding a stretcher between the legs. On the stretcher, I’ll drill two sets of holes (sized for golf tees) that can be used as a scorekeeper. I think I’ll also add some handles.

This is great outdoor fun for the whole family! Everyone should get a set!

Enjoy and your comments are welcome.





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FenceWorkshop

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#1 posted 12-02-2009 12:47 AM

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#2 posted 12-02-2009 01:43 AM

Well, that Carolina blue had to hurt but the Crimson and Blue bean bags are the ultimate touch. Did your brother in law have anything to say about that? GO JAYHAWKS!

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#3 posted 12-02-2009 06:44 AM

Nice job.Looks like a lot of fun.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#4 posted 06-28-2011 05:21 PM

That’s great. Where did you get the dimensions? One opinion, that stripe should be Kentucky blue…GO CATS!

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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