Bowling Lane Shuffleboard Table

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Project by joeysjunk posted 08-25-2011 02:56 PM 6235 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the shuffleboard table I built for our students at church. The playing surface is 14 feet long by 20 inches wide and is made from recycled bowling lane. The markings were done with a sharpie and the finish is 2 gallons of epoxy. The table is a torsion box made from 2×8’s and 3/4 inch plywood with 4×4’s for the legs..

-- Joey

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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 08-25-2011 03:01 PM

Man I love playing shuffle board. That is a great project using salvaged materials. I may have to look for a piece of that to make one.

Very nice job.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#2 posted 08-25-2011 03:29 PM

Awesome shuffleboard table! I so want to bulid one of these, I just have no idea where I’d put it.

-- David

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#3 posted 08-25-2011 04:54 PM

Very cool!!!! I love playing shuffle board!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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#4 posted 08-25-2011 07:17 PM

I will echo that, I love playing shuffle board. That would be fun to build and then fun to play…great job and and looks fantastic.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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#5 posted 08-25-2011 07:29 PM

very cool build! and the recycling part of it just makes it sweeter.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#6 posted 08-26-2011 12:07 AM

That’s Awesome! Well done, my friend.
The recycled bowling lane is a great idea. Can you tell me how thick the bowling lane is? 2” ?
(I’ve never thought about that ;-)

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz

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#7 posted 08-26-2011 06:46 AM

Awesome piece! That thing must weigh a ton.

-- Don't tell her I'm in the shop!

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#8 posted 10-05-2011 08:55 PM

So awesome!! Do you have any pics of the build? Would love to build one of these!!! What did you use for the finish?

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#9 posted 07-15-2013 06:03 PM

I have seen and played on this thing in person… it is legit. and yes. It does weigh a ton.

-- Adam Carter, OKC

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#10 posted 01-26-2014 07:19 PM

I would love a board like this! Nice work!

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