Kansas Jayhawks Cornhole Boards

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Project by Roger posted 07-23-2016 07:51 PM 1957 views 1 time favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know it’s not fine woodworking, but, I wanted to share these. I made these to thank a friend of my daughters for helping her and her family out so much, when their home caught fire. No humans were hurt or injured, but, my daughters dog perished in the fire. They’re getting ready to get back in the house, hopefully by the end of this month, July. I just got back from a quick trip to Kansas to deliver them, and to personally thank my daughters friend, Renea, and her Mom. Anyhoo, these boards have a 3m “Scotchclad”, laminated vinyl decal on them as you can see how super nice they are. I finally figured out a good technique for applying them on the boards as you can see in the pics above. Thnx for checkin in. Good/bad/ugly comments, critiques will be heard.. lol I know I’m not a Jayhawk fan, but, they are… hahaha

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

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#1 posted 07-23-2016 07:53 PM

Here is also a pic with the blue led lights that light up the hole for playing after dark.

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 07-23-2016 08:43 PM

Super COOL!

Super technique…

Thank you!

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 07-23-2016 09:09 PM

Those a just super, Roger. I like the lighted hole idea for night play!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 07-23-2016 09:42 PM


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

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#5 posted 07-23-2016 10:28 PM

I learned the term “cornhole” from your projects, Roger…....I always thought it meant something else….LOL. I’m not in to “Cornholing” but always admire your work.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#6 posted 07-23-2016 10:45 PM

Gee, I thought you hand-painted those. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Bill H.

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#7 posted 07-23-2016 11:00 PM

Rock Chalk! Nice boards, we call it bags here in northern Illinois.

-- If you can not explain it simply then you don't understand it well enough.

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#8 posted 07-23-2016 11:02 PM

Most deluxe cornhole boards I’ve ever seen! Nice job.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#9 posted 07-23-2016 11:20 PM

Having just completed hand painting team logos on two cornhole boards, I can say without hesitation that these decals are the way to go. They provide wonderful graphics over the entire board and are far quicker to complete. Nicely done Roger and more importantly, a wonderful gesture of appreciation.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#10 posted 07-23-2016 11:57 PM

Cool boards Roger. That vinyl is amazingly bright.

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

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#11 posted 07-24-2016 12:16 AM

Any woodworking is good Roger. Nice job.

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

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#12 posted 07-24-2016 04:16 AM

Nicely done and I like the technique of applying the decal sit down and be comfortable. LOL
Nice gift of appreciation which will be much appreciated I am sure .


-- Kiefer

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#13 posted 07-24-2016 06:22 AM

Not fine woodworking? As long as you made the boards it is woodworking.

I have a problem with some CNC “woodworking” though.

But the vinyl decals make the project look spectacular!!!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#14 posted 07-24-2016 06:23 AM

Forgot to ask, how tough is it to get the decals on just right? Are they super sticky?

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#15 posted 07-24-2016 08:52 AM

Roger, what a nice way to say thanks. These look great. The light is a neat idea too. Job well done. It is a long way to drive, so I hope you made some interesting stops along the way.

-- Big Al in IN

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