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Cornhole Boards (with a little twist)

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Project by chrisstef posted 07-09-2017 06:27 PM 2632 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A quick, fun project made from borg pine and birch plywood. Joinery is simple pocket hole screw.

The little twist i added was some 1/2” armaflex insulation that we had laying around the shop and the adjustable legs. The insulation keeps down the drum effect when the bags land. The legs ride on t-track which allows them to slide back and forth. This lets one corner or the other to be raised to make up for slope.

The uconn logos were printed out on vinyl. Finish is a mixed coat of transfast dyes, 4 coats of gloss arm r seal and a buffed coat of beeswax/mineral oil.

Ya gotta put some arc on your throw. These boards are slicker than whale turds.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.





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#1 posted 07-09-2017 07:18 PM

Cut above the average cornhole board – for sure. Good work, Sir.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#2 posted 07-09-2017 10:12 PM

Well done! Makes my plastic store bought (I didn’t) ones look like whale turds.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 07-09-2017 10:16 PM

Nice with the details there. I saw a spin off today day. Football+bowling=lit. Fowling.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#4 posted 07-09-2017 10:35 PM

Fowling looks like it would leave me with a dangling arm. Only so much pigskin chuckin left in the old wing.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#5 posted 07-10-2017 12:24 AM

Upscale cornhole boards for sure. These for your own consumption or gifts?

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#6 posted 07-10-2017 01:18 AM

Pretty nice work….. for a Uconn fan/neanderthal. : )

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

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chrisstef

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#7 posted 07-10-2017 01:30 AM

Geez. Scotty and Lukie in the same thread. Good to see ya girls.

Theyll be staying with me Lys. Likely until i get the itch to build a dovetailed set with walnut ply … or some curly veneer.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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lysdexic

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#8 posted 07-10-2017 01:51 AM

I am watching you Stef….always watching.

-- "It's only wood. Use it." - Smitty || Instagram - out_of_focus1.618

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#9 posted 07-10-2017 12:57 PM

You did a nice job on thee boards.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 07-10-2017 01:10 PM

They came out fantastic Stef.

-- ~Tony

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#11 posted 07-10-2017 02:25 PM

Whoa, don’t let my wife see this post. I’m supposed to be making some of these in the next couple weeks. Not planning anything quite so high tech:)

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#12 posted 07-10-2017 02:43 PM

No worries KOC, ill keep it in my sneaker.

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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#13 posted 07-10-2017 02:46 PM

The sound deadening feature is brilliant! And this is certainly a front runner for July’s ‘Best Use of T-track’ award (you’ve got my vote). Well done!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#14 posted 07-10-2017 11:29 PM

Nice job Chrisstef and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

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

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chrisstef

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#15 posted 07-10-2017 11:51 PM

Thanks everyone!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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