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Project by NDVermin posted 11-20-2016 08:22 PM 264 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a fun project for the new game room in a camp we bought. We picked up a ping pong table for the kids (ok for me really) and I wanted a fun way to store the paddles and keep things organized. I’m building a dart board case as well so decided to match it with another walnut and maple project.

-- Scott - https://www.facebook.com/CustomHistoricalDisplays/ and www.customhistoricaldisplays.com





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jtriggs

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#1 posted 11-21-2016 03:13 PM

ND,
Being a very long time ping pong player I wanted to tell you how much I liked your setup. Very well done and brings back years of great memories playing friends.

That looks like it will last for many years. Congrats and great design and execution.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.

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NDVermin

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#2 posted 11-21-2016 03:49 PM

Thanks JT! I haven’t played too much but it is a lot of fun.

-- Scott - https://www.facebook.com/CustomHistoricalDisplays/ and www.customhistoricaldisplays.com

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-21-2016 03:55 PM

This is a great project for the Man Cave or rec room. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 11-21-2016 07:01 PM

Great looking case, it turned out fantastic. How did you cut the shape in the foam for the paddles?
Also, how did you do the lettering on the front?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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NDVermin

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#5 posted 11-21-2016 07:35 PM

Thank you. For the paddles I just laid them over the foam and cut out the patterns with a knife. Pretty straight forward. For the lettering I used my cnc machine and then filled them in with inlace epoxy.

-- Scott - https://www.facebook.com/CustomHistoricalDisplays/ and www.customhistoricaldisplays.com

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oldnovice

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#6 posted 11-22-2016 04:39 AM

Nice project and well done, not to forget unique too!
I used to play a lot a long time ago …. but now the balls are too small and move too fast!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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