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Project by prez posted 616 days ago 1295 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, this is my first original toy! I did not use a pattern from a magazine and all the parts are original, including the wheels! I used my experience from the previous plans that I used and kind of ‘winged’ it. I think it will be ok to donate to the District Legion’s cribbage tournament coming up this month! Enjoy….

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"





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EWJSMITH

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#1 posted 616 days ago

That’s one sweet cribbage board. I love the idea of having the cards under the trailer. Awesome design.

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#2 posted 616 days ago

well done Prez-man !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 616 days ago

Pretty cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 616 days ago

Great project. I am sure it will be a big hit. Did you use a template to drill the holes.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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rance

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#5 posted 616 days ago

That is way cool. However, you used every word in your keywords except for the most important one, ”cribbage”.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 616 days ago

Neat, being a toy maker I might have to try one of these.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 616 days ago

Awesome! Is that the rockler template? I want to make a cribbage board and I want that style for the holes

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Don

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#8 posted 616 days ago

That’s an awesome idea…well done.

Love the poppies too…respect.

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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prez

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#9 posted 616 days ago

Thanks for all the kind words…..

My cribbage board was made using the paper template from Lee Valley.

rance…..oversight on my part but thanks for the heads-up…..

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#10 posted 615 days ago

Pure admiration for your work. Excellent built!

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#11 posted 615 days ago

Love it!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#12 posted 615 days ago

Toy for all ages, what a great idea! If you’d like to add to it, you could make a small “shipping crate” to hold the cribbage pegs while not in play.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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prez

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#13 posted 615 days ago

vakman…..please note the walnut crate on top…that’s where the pegs go in transit…..

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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vakman

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#14 posted 615 days ago

Yep I saw that, I picture a young child wanting to play with this though…which could involve turning it upside down.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#15 posted 606 days ago

This is a great cribbage board! The card and peg storage is so ingenious, I have seen some of your other trucks on here, but this one is easily my favorite. Did you use anything special with the paper template to get the holes centered accurately? I have been doing mine this way, but there are always some that I get “off”.

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