Carpet ball game

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Project by trucking36 posted 463 days ago 2251 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a carpet ball game made for my churches youth room…used nine 2+4+8… 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 463 days ago

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 462 days ago

Had to google carpet ball just to find out what was going on here, great activity for churches youth, and a
sturdy good looking table also. This made me think of the Pool Song from the Music Man and now I can not
get it out of my head. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#3 posted 462 days ago

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 460 days ago

That looks good and sure looks like fun to play. Great job!

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