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I found this great piece of cocobolo with cathedral grain and thought it migh make a nice cribbage board for my nephew. The peg tracks follow the grain and I used brass inlay for the cribbage markers. The edge was relieved with a beading bit and then the whole board was sanded (taking care to wear a mask) up to 1500 grit. As cocobolo is a very oily wood no finish was applied – only wax.





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woodbineshark

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#1 posted 623 days ago

Very nice work, Q how did you keep all the holes lined up and straight as you were drilling? Did you have a jig or template / pattern that you followed? P.S my dad calls himself the world champ ..haha so I want to make him a nice board for xmas and hopefully take the title! Take care and again super nice!

-- MS

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Dusty56

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#2 posted 623 days ago

Beautiful piece of wood and nice lay out design : ) Do you make your own pegs as well ?

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 623 days ago

Beautiful piece of wood. Nice job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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guitfiddleniick

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#4 posted 623 days ago

Sweet board. I am deathly allergic to cocobolo. I still think its the most beautiful rosewood. I love the simple board. I always thought that blown glass pegs would be cool. Nice job. I’m takin two for his nobs

-- Be the tool- Mark Ragonese

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KarenW

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#5 posted 623 days ago

Love this!
My first cribbage board was working along great until I flipped it over to do peg storage. LOL!

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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Craig Havran

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#6 posted 622 days ago

Very Cool!!! Fun game!

I 2nd the question on how you spaced the holes as well as you did.

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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