Custom Scrabble Board

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Project by fzxtchr posted 1627 days ago 4466 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was the first project I had done in years. My wife and I are avid Scrabble players and I promised her one for a birthday present (it was only 6 months late!). The board itself came from an old desk; the playing surface is a piece of lucite; the letters on the left side are refrigerator magnets; and the grid is beaten copper wire. If I were to do it again, I can see how I would make a few improvements. Overall I am happy with it and, more importantly, so is my wife!

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#1 posted 1627 days ago

wow, that is dedication to a board game… very nice looking project…

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#2 posted 1627 days ago

Make sure to add 75 points to your scrabble total each time for “the one who made the board.”

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#3 posted 1627 days ago

Fancy is as fancy does, very cool board.

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#4 posted 1627 days ago

Very nice! I like it.

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#5 posted 1625 days ago

Bonus points. A cool looking board. I take it you used a board to get the point values from and put them under the lucite? My wife and I also like to play and have multiple sets but not a really nice to leave out.


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#6 posted 958 days ago

I made a board too it was 4 wide w/ six sets of letters the rules were different, cuss words allowed, the games would last 6 to 7 days. I would like to make another, gave the first one away. Good job on your board, lots of fun isn’t it.

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