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Another Dartboard Cabinet - This one for the new Camp

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Project by NDVermin posted 12-08-2016 07:49 PM 1898 views 12 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Folks – Well this is very similar to my previous Dartboard project with some minor tweaks and improvements. I used Walnut and Maple this time which seems to be my go to combination. I think I bought this new camp just so I had an excuse to do a bunch of woodworking projects :-) The place is in Maine and yes we call it Cliffside, the dart location points out where it is on the map – not a really challenging project but one I hope the family gets a lot of use out of!

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





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Northwest29

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#1 posted 12-08-2016 08:01 PM

Love the use of corks for background almost makes it look like an old brick wall. Nice overall.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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NDVermin

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#2 posted 12-08-2016 09:24 PM

Thanks Ron. I wish I could take credit for it but I saw the technique online where other people had used it. I like it for the same reasons and it also is a great functional backing to catch errant throws. Got all the corks on Amazon pretty cheap and just split them on the bandsaw.

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

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#3 posted 12-08-2016 11:31 PM

This is an outstanding wall cabinet. This would be a nice accent in a man cave.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 12-09-2016 03:56 AM

Cool project. ANy thought of doing chalk board on the right side?

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#5 posted 12-09-2016 04:05 AM

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#6 posted 12-09-2016 06:46 AM

That Walnut & maple is a nice combination Scott.
And I’ve used those no-mortise hinges on a few projects recently and really like them.
I;m sure the family will get a lot of fun out of that Dart Board.

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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NDVermin

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#7 posted 12-09-2016 11:37 AM

Hey Rick – I considered building in a chalk board instead of a white board but decided there would be a lot less mess with a white board. I also thought the door would also take less of a beating over the years since far less pressure is required to write and erase with a dry erase marker. I do think the white board lacks a certain old school charm a chalk board would have though.

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

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