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Cribbage board

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Project by chickenguru posted 12-24-2013 04:16 AM 549 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used the plan from canadian home workshop. Template,magnet,pins are from lee valley. Bottom is walnut and top is birds eye maple. I had my wife use a fine point sharpee for letters and numbers and finish is wax. I didn’t have a big enough Forster bit so I used an adjustable bit with the wing on the side then used a small Forster bit to drill out the inside but now I had holes in the bottom so I turned a small disc of birds eye to cover them up. This was a 1st try and a christmas present for my boss as he’s an avid cribbage player so I hope he will love it.





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#1 posted 12-24-2013 06:50 AM

Nice contrast in woods and a great job making the recesses for the cards and pegs…....................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 12-24-2013 08:31 AM

Very nice board…I love the woods you used

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 12-25-2013 03:01 AM

Beautiful cribbage board. Do you have a picture of the pegs?

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#4 posted 12-26-2013 01:31 PM

Thanks for your comments. I did a screen shot of the pegs as I don’t know how to post links. I used the metal pegs they have a nice feel and weight to them. The template you get is paper so it’s a one time use and have to free hand drill ( I used a drill press) so it’s not perfect but best I could do.

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