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Quoits set carrying case

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Project by Jeremymcon posted 07-22-2018 03:29 AM 491 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you don’t live in Pennsylvania you may never have seen this game, but it is played similar to horseshoes. The pins are typically closer together than in horseshoes, and only quoits that land right side up count! An upside down quoit is known as a “turtle” or sometimes a “woman”.

I added a spot for a little scorekeeping device. Quoits in PA is often played while drinking beer, so something to help me remember the score is handy.

This is a modified Japanese style toolbox, made from scraps of cherry and maple that I had around the shop. Held together with glue, cut nails, and a couple dowels. Cherry doesn’t take nails very well, even with pre drilling, so I used dowels in places I had to remove the nails due to splitting.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 07-22-2018 04:44 PM

It’s a very nice game box. Congratulations.

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

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#2 posted 07-22-2018 07:15 PM



It s a very nice game box. Congratulations.

- helluvawreck


I like the dowels used. and the rope handle too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 07-31-2018 03:31 PM

Nice!! I’ll have to look up the game, it sounds fun

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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