Four in a Row

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Project by JBarnes posted 09-26-2017 02:32 AM 843 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spent most of my day on this thing. A slightly different take on the Connect 4 game I grew up playing. I made giant checker board to go with it. The checkers are 4” round. I probably spent more time with the paintbrush on this project than I did at the saw.

-- If at first you don't succeed get a bigger hammer.

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#1 posted 09-26-2017 11:04 AM

Would like to know more about your game looks interesting. I googled it and do not come up with anything like yours, looks like you may throw the round disc’s at the holder it try and knock 4 in a row out of your color.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 09-26-2017 11:15 AM

Little different and intersting shape -squares, instead circles.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-27-2017 01:32 AM

I don’t have a hole saw. So instead of the traditional circle openings I made a “I” beam and spaced them out with a lattice work type structure. It still plays the same but has a unique look. Necessity being the mother of invention. I made the entire game with 3 tools; table saw, miter saw and band saw. On a previous version I even made the checkers on the table saw (not safe I came close to losing a finger).

-- If at first you don't succeed get a bigger hammer.

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#4 posted 09-27-2017 01:43 AM

Great idea! I might have to try this.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 09-27-2017 11:27 AM

2 thumbs up

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