Another Backgammon Board

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Project by woodwkr posted 02-03-2008 10:22 PM 1882 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is in a case form. Good way to use up scraps lying around.
I make the playing field with 1/8” thick lumber, and cut the triangles with a table saw jig. they are bonded to the substrate with marine epoxy.
After making a several boards, I had a bunch of scraps left over, which I stuck together and hung on a wall. :)

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)

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#1 posted 02-03-2008 11:02 PM

Great use of leftovers. Looks great

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#2 posted 02-03-2008 11:03 PM

I guess I missed it in the earlier post. I just thought that you made a case for the backgammon board. It looks as if you did more than that. I apologize for underestimating your project. Wow. I love the joinery on this. This is a really nice project.

Thanks for the posts.

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#3 posted 02-03-2008 11:04 PM

That looks realy great. It looks like quite a glue up. Very nice work.

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#4 posted 02-03-2008 11:09 PM

great job… I want to have a game now

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#5 posted 02-04-2008 12:04 AM


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#6 posted 02-04-2008 02:27 AM

very nice … how did you make the playing surface?

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#7 posted 02-05-2008 02:57 PM

>how did you make the playing surface?<
See above- I added to the description and added a pic. Marshall

-- Marshall _ Wichita, Ks _ "Growing Old is Mandatory - - Growing Up Is Optional" :)

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#8 posted 02-05-2008 04:08 PM

love the artwork….. fascinating

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#9 posted 01-26-2011 02:22 AM

very nice, the last pic seems to be moving.

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