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Project by thediyplan posted 09-12-2019 12:25 AM 481 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Building these popular DIY cornhole boards was a lot of fun and it only took few hours to make. Staining and painting probably took longer than building it. Our kids love playing it, although they don’t necessarily follow the rules and just make up their own.

Most of the cornhole set you buy on Amazon are made from ½” plywood. I used ¾” plywood to make it sturdier and so that bags would not bounce up when hitting the board. Also, knowing my 8 year old son, after he gets bored playing cornhole, he’ll make a bike ramp out of it. So in my case, the boards need to withstand the bikes as well.

Also, if anyone is interested in scoreboard for the game, I have free plans available too.

Visit our website for more info and printable PDF download TheDIYPlan

-- Viktor - Free plans at https://thediyplan.com/





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therealSteveN

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#1 posted 09-12-2019 12:39 AM


Also, knowing my 8 year old son, after he gets bored playing cornhole, he’ll make a bike ramp out of it. So in my case, the boards need to withstand the bikes as well.

- thediyplan

An all American youth.

Nice paint job…

-- Think safe, be safe

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pottz

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#2 posted 09-12-2019 02:21 PM

love corn hole myself got the boards but i need a score board,your looks good so ill probably make one from your plans.thanks for sharing.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 09-12-2019 03:31 PM

Looks good.
I too enjoy playing but I have a hard time lading the bags on the board. They keep falling through that darn hole in the middle.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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clieb91

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#4 posted 09-14-2019 05:37 PM

Nicely done. Love the paint job as well.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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