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Project by prez posted 11-15-2012 12:29 AM 1409 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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#1 posted 11-15-2012 01:26 AM

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 11-15-2012 01:47 AM

well done Prez-man !

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#3 posted 11-15-2012 03:43 AM

Pretty cool!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 11-15-2012 04:11 AM

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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#5 posted 11-15-2012 04:37 AM

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

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#6 posted 11-15-2012 11:42 AM

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 11-15-2012 12:31 PM

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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#8 posted 11-15-2012 12:57 PM

That’s an awesome idea…well done.

Love the poppies too…respect.

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

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#9 posted 11-15-2012 01:14 PM

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 11-15-2012 09:07 PM

Pure admiration for your work. Excellent built!

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#11 posted 11-15-2012 10:12 PM

Love it!

-- Mother Nature talks, I try to listen

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#12 posted 11-15-2012 10:55 PM

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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#13 posted 11-16-2012 12:52 AM

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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#14 posted 11-16-2012 04:11 PM

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 11-24-2012 05:43 PM

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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