Cornhole in Scarlet and Gray

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Project by CreekWoodworker posted 07-05-2010 06:16 PM 3286 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These cornhole boards are made with oak ply and red oak boards. I used pocket hole joinery with wood glue. Finished with three coats of poly. The boards almost seem too nice to use outside, but can’t wait for the first game. All I need now are the corn bags… my bag lady ;-) has been busy moving, but I expect to have them by 23 July for a big yard party. Go Buckeyes!!

Update 7/14/10: My bag lady came through with time to spare! Let the games begin!

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#1 posted 07-05-2010 06:29 PM

Go Bucks! Nice job

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#2 posted 07-05-2010 07:14 PM

very fun project ! Go team go

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#3 posted 07-05-2010 08:22 PM

I made these for my son in law customized with his fav college basketball team. I painted those. I like the woodgrain you reveal. GOOD, FUN JOB!!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 07-05-2010 10:34 PM

Only the best colors ever and the boards look great. I imagine that those boards are going to be slick. I get comments/complaints about how slick my boards are all the time and I didn’t use that much poly. I like them, but it does make for longer games.

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#5 posted 07-05-2010 11:09 PM

Tim, I have the same concern about the boards being too slick but I wanted to make sure they are protected from the elements and the pounding from the corn bags. I’ve played on both types, too slick and not slick enough. I would say I don’t like the boards that are too slick. I figure if the boards are too slick causing the corn bags to slide off too easily, I and can add sex wax to the boards (the same stuff surfers use on their boards to make them tacky). That way I can control the level of play ;-) giving me a home court advantage.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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