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Project by rsmith71 posted 01-26-2010 10:50 PM 2151 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Friends of ours taught us to play a game they called Joker. It’s similar to the game Sorry but for 6 players. The board we learned on was 6-sided with flat sides and painted a solid color. I wanted to make my own and of course had to ‘tweak’ the design a little. It’s maple , lyptus, walnut and cherry 1/4” pieces fit over a birch plywood substrate. Hope you like it!

(EDIT)- This board has a 1/2” Baltic Birch plywood substrate overlaid with the 1/4” wood pieces that make up the top. The design is made up of 217 separate pieces of walnut, maple, lyptus, and cherry.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts





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Leslie

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#1 posted 01-26-2010 11:10 PM

It looks great

-- Leslie, TX

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#2 posted 01-26-2010 11:11 PM

Very cool.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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#3 posted 01-26-2010 11:22 PM

looks nice, how do you play the game?

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#4 posted 01-26-2010 11:45 PM

Rules seem to vary a little in different areas, but here’s the jist of it- http://www.pagat.com/misc/pegsandjokers.html

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#5 posted 01-31-2010 07:57 AM

Beautiful job!!!
Vicki

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 08:27 AM

Unique project well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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