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This is a carpet ball game made for my churches youth room…used nine 2+4+8….....one 2+8+10…two 2+10+12..and lots of pocket screws….one 2+15 piece of carpet…and one set of pool balls …
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#1 posted 05-21-2013 02:34 AM
Sure looks well built. Do you plan on painting it or some other finish? Gotta question too…how is that game played?
-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill
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#2 posted 05-21-2013 02:14 PM
Had to google carpet ball just to find out what was going on here, great activity for churches youth, and asturdy good looking table also. This made me think of the Pool Song from the Music Man and now I can notget it out of my head. Thank you for sharing.
-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter
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#3 posted 05-21-2013 03:12 PM
How is that game played…I can answer that…at least in my neck of the woods it goes like this:
-1 person at each end.-each person sets up 5 balls in front of their pit.-They take turns rolling the cue ball (forcefully & fast) toward the other player’s balls…trying to knock them into the pit. First person to knock the other players’ balls out wins.
-- I'm strictly hand-tool only...unless the power tool is faster and easier!
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#4 posted 05-23-2013 05:57 PM
That looks good and sure looks like fun to play. Great job!
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