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Ladderball towers: easy like a sunday morning

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Project by sixstring posted 05-07-2012 03:37 AM 1175 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now that the shop is up and running, these ladderball towers made a quick and easy project for a Sunday morning. Nothing fancy, just basic 2×4 construction with a dado joint where the tower meets the base. Used the steel pipe from the church pews I picked up earlier and couldnt be more pleased.

Thanks to my buddy Ben for inspiring this fun project and lending a hand. If you havent heard of ladderball, youre missing out on a good time. Backyard fun on the cheap!

-- JC Garcia, Concord, CA : "It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission..."





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DiamondWW

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#1 posted 05-07-2012 04:55 AM

That’s a nice set up. I like the wood frame versus PVC. Good job. Thanks for posting.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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Brit

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#2 posted 05-07-2012 07:58 AM

I’d never heard of ladderball before you posted this project, so I Googled it. Looks like a fun game and you’ve done a great job with the ladders. Well done!

-- 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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sixstring

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#3 posted 05-07-2012 11:10 PM

Thanks guys. I still need to put some sealant on but otherwise, it plays very well. Considerably stiffer than a pvc design but it makes it a bit more fun and challenging.

-- JC Garcia, Concord, CA : "It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission..."

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Martyroc

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#4 posted 05-08-2012 01:27 AM

Cool, Ok I am off to Google ladder ball as I dont want to go another summer with just Bocci and Croquet in my arsenal

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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buckeyetd

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#5 posted 06-09-2012 05:25 PM

nice job, I will also google ladder ball, other than horse shoes and corn hole and lawn jarts, not sure how that’s spelled but anyways that’s been the extent of my outdoor gaming.

-- http://www.gulfcoastchairs.com

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