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Project by patcollins posted 08-01-2011 01:44 AM 1604 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend is having a party soon and asked me if I could make him a cornhole set. I told him sure but he has to do the painting. I whipped this up with some 2×4’s and 1/2” plywood. I assembled it with pocket screws for the frame and finish nails to hold the plywod top on. The foldable legs have a 4” x 3/8” as an axle to pivot on.

I didn’t want to use a 6” hole saw because I remember almost tearing my hand off with a 5” one before so I used a jigsaw to cut something resembling a circularish hole. Thankfully I just got an oscilating spindle sander that let me round out and smooth out the hole.

Has plywood quality recently taken a nose dive or is it just me, this stuff was terrible to work with, was full of voids and divots in its surface.

First time I used my Kreg Jr jig and I must say what a pleasure it was working with pocket screws for something as utilitarian as this.





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NormG

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#1 posted 08-01-2011 04:53 AM

Wonderful job, my father in law made set a couple of months a go, it is very addictive game. You also get a workout

-- Norman

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HokieScott

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#2 posted 08-03-2011 10:36 PM

Nice job! For your next set (if you so choose to make another set) you may want to look at using 1×4s instead of 2x. It makes it much easier to transport and is plenty strong enough.

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