Cribbage Board

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Project by inmysparetime posted 1253 days ago 2038 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Dad had wanted a custom made cribbage board so we ordered the template and pegs from Rockler and then it sat in my shop for a few months. I couldn’t think of any good ways to dress up a cribbage board until I saw some really amazing boards online. I saw one board with an arrow pattern which I had done before so it was a great way to get a lot of different woods in the project. I used my router with a dovetail bit and straight bit to make a slot in the bottom for the pegs with a sliding cover. This one has Purpleheart, Tiger Maple, Walnut, Jatoba, Bloodwood, Monkeywood, Bocote, Padauk, and Yellowheart. It’s finished with 7 coats of a spray lacquer. It made for a great birthday present and he was very happy.

-- Mike from Mass

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#1 posted 1253 days ago


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 1253 days ago

That’s beautiful Mike, I love the combination of woods.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#3 posted 1253 days ago

Oh. WoW. not that is sweet. I like cribbage I am going to have to try one. Something else for the list. I love yours.

-- Couldn't think of anything clever. I LIKE WOOD

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#4 posted 1253 days ago

Incredible board!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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