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Saw this piece of Hick. Liked the grain. Made a simple cribbage board out of it.
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#1 posted 06-18-2008 01:20 AM
Very nice looking. Did you create a drilling jig.
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#2 posted 06-18-2008 01:46 AM
nice. i love how that heartwood is running through it. thanks for the post!
#3 posted 06-18-2008 02:53 AM
This particular board is all free hand drilled. After finishing it, it dawned on me that perhaps a jig would be beneficial. Of course my next board began free drilled before it occured to me that it was such a pain with the last one, so I created a jig.
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#4 posted 06-18-2008 03:36 AM
Nice board, my wife and I started playing cribbage lately during our camping trips. I would love to see your jig, I would like to make a board for my wife’s birthday.Ron
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#5 posted 06-18-2008 07:42 AM
That is a nice looking piece of wood. Nice job!
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#6 posted 06-18-2008 03:12 PM
I’m with the rest on this… that is a great way to show off a beautifully figured piece of wood!
I too would be interested in seeing ideas for a drilling jig for boards like this. My wife and I play a lot of cribbage, and a board is on my list of projects to do.
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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)
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#7 posted 06-19-2008 03:59 AM
There is a cribbage board project on Canadian Workshop Online, along with a drilling template.
The article is located at: http://www.canadianhomeworkshop.com/weekend/cribbage_board.shtml
and the pdf template at : http://articles.canadianhomeworkshop.com/Mochasofa/client/en/homepage/DetailNews.asp?idNews=241235 (Nov 2005, about 3/4 down the page).
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#8 posted 06-29-2008 05:06 AM
Very nice work… I have a couple of family members that love cribbage. I feel some Christmas presents coming on.
Jim,Thanks for the links!
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#9 posted 06-29-2008 05:08 AM
The article referenced in Jim Crokett’s links is by Ryan Shervill. He is a member here at LumberJocks! Small world huh?
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