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Project by Buke27 posted 04-05-2012 12:43 PM 1868 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I helped a buddy make this in preparation for the nice summer weather. He wanted something that was going to stay put. That’s why the bases are so huge. Materials only cost ~$30 at Home Depot. The bases are 2×12, the uprights are tubafores and the crossbars are 1/2” PVC. I attached the uprights by countersinking some lag screws in the bases. The crossbars are held in place using some PVC couplings Gorilla glued into the tubafores. It is very easy to break down but stays put when together. Only took about 2 hours so all in all, not a bad project. He plans to paint it in the colors of his alma mater.





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#1 posted 04-05-2012 01:25 PM

Nice job!

Thanks for posting!
Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#2 posted 04-05-2012 02:15 PM

Interesting! What are they used for?
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Buke27

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#3 posted 04-05-2012 03:13 PM

It’s a “yard game.” You throw strings with balls on the ends and try to “ring” the crossbars. I’ve never played but it seems like a good tailgating game. Here’s a link.

http://laddergolf.dustindefoe.com/How-To-Play/

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#4 posted 04-05-2012 03:44 PM

Thanks. Never heard of it before.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 09:25 PM

Good work!
I have that game and it’s a blast! I used PVC to build my set so I can’t post it here. I used rebar as stakes and just slide the ladder on to the rebar when I set it up. Anyway you make it you will have fun playing the game!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#6 posted 04-05-2012 11:14 PM

My kids want one of those, I like your design (better than what they drew up)

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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