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Project by Paula Perry posted 354 days ago 657 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I thought I would make a 2 player game and I thought this would be perfect for me and my nephews to play. I took and glued a 1×10 and a 1×6 together to make a big square, clamped it good too.. Then put a star pattern on it, decided how big I wanted it(BIG) . So I used 3/4 forsner bit to make the holes for the balls, a lot of them..60 colored ones and about 60 in the middle!! ALOT! Then I measured the wood to a circle to cut , I done it after hole making so I would make sure everything was even. Then I taped off ends to paint colors and bought some 1” wood balls,( cant get this made just right:() painted them and put a clear coat on them to protect them, put poly on the board… It did take a couple days for this one.. 120 holes, 60 painted ball and holes, a lot of sanding so you can’t tell there was 2 pieces of wood in the making:) and now time to play with the kiddos. Lol

-- Florida50

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#1 posted 354 days ago

Nice, bright. Kiddos (&adults), will luv it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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Paula Perry

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#2 posted 353 days ago

thanks, i know we all love i!!! lol

-- Florida50

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#3 posted 351 days ago

Good looking and fun game board! Like the colors and whole family will surely enjoy playing with it.

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#4 posted 351 days ago

It’s real nice, Paula. It’s very colorful and I bet that you had fun with it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Paula Perry

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#5 posted 349 days ago

Thanks, and we are still having fun with it:)

-- Florida50

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