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Project by Natobious posted 06-26-2018 12:58 AM 766 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Battleship toy game.
Modeled after the USS Indianapolis.
Made 12 of these as a game. The dice rolled determines damage.





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 06-26-2018 01:43 AM

Very creative and cool idea!!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 06-26-2018 05:32 PM

Very neatly done.

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drbyte

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#3 posted 06-26-2018 06:12 PM

Great job! Tell us what the dice numbers mean please, and where you got such neat dice!!!

-- Dennis, WV

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-26-2018 07:25 PM

You did a very nice job on this game. Congratulations!

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Ocelot

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#5 posted 06-26-2018 09:51 PM

Are those actual crayons or dowels with crayon labels. My kids break crayons in 5 minutes.

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Natobious

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#6 posted 06-26-2018 10:35 PM

They are actual crayons, dowels work too, but the thought of making 100+ dowel barrels was too intimidating.
The dice were bought blank and engraved with a 1/8” round nose router bit. The symbols are X is a hit to the ship, O is a miss and lll is a hit to the turret. An additional die not shown has colored sides to tell which turret is hit. You get to roll 1 die for each turret you have with at least one barrel. Each hit on a turret you remove a crayon. Each hit on ship you remove a peg. Run out of pegs and you sink.

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#7 posted 06-27-2018 05:15 AM

This looks awesoem. Reminds me whan I was a little boy -my grandad bought me some wooden blockes which could be assembled to a battleship -nice work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Ocelot

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#8 posted 06-27-2018 09:00 PM

I think it’s cool too. (I realize now my crayon comment might have come across as negative. ) I’m sure my kids would love it.

-Paul

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 07-04-2018 01:12 PM

That is a really cool and nice game idea!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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