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Project by Grumpy posted 05-02-2020 12:37 AM 818 views 5 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Thanks to Duckmilk for inspiring me to make this for my grandaughter who loves numbers games.
https://www.lumberjocks.com/projects/411227
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The lighter coloured wood is radiata pine, the darker wood is Australian cedar.
I used a laser burner to do the numbers. Luckily the next day after i did the numbers the laser played up.

The frame was not really difficult.


The throwing area is 3mm ply covered with 1.5mm imitation leather.

I downloaded one version of the game rules, did some artwork. She is a paramedic hence the Ambulance in the background. Sealed with a laminater.

Several coats of wipe on poly on all the wood.

The lid is A thin wood frame covered with imitation leather,with eyelets for effect.
Thanks for looking & thanks to Duckmilk for the inspiration.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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#1 posted 05-02-2020 01:00 AM

Nicely made Grumpy, we all need one of these games to get through this isolation period. Your granddaughter will love it. Well done. Cheers.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 05-02-2020 02:18 AM

Thanks Bob, much appreciated.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 05-02-2020 02:24 AM

Nice work Grumpy! Let the games begin!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 05-02-2020 02:38 AM

Good job, Grumpy! Looking nice!

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#5 posted 05-02-2020 02:39 AM

Oops. Double post.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#6 posted 05-02-2020 03:31 AM

nice work gramps,er i mean grump.no why not both-lol.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#7 posted 05-02-2020 03:35 AM

Superb Tony,
Nice job, the rules you posted are the ones we have been playing under.they seem to work well.
I was wondering what overall dimensions you ended up with? I remember it to be a balance between the board game being to big to sit around the house or too small to play the game and roll the dice properly.
nice work
Regards
Anthony

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#8 posted 05-02-2020 05:14 AM

Looks like fun. Probably was a fun build too.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#9 posted 05-02-2020 08:13 AM

Once in a great while, Tony, you post something you’ve made, and I’m left speechless. Me. Speechless. This is me, being speechless.

-- Mark

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#10 posted 05-02-2020 10:20 AM

Excellent work!

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#11 posted 05-02-2020 10:57 AM

That is on my list. Nice job. Could you post the dimentions?

-- Petey

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#12 posted 05-02-2020 12:54 PM

Hi Tony, Real nice job on the 4 player game box. They will love playing it..I know I do!

cheers, Jim

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

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#13 posted 05-02-2020 01:08 PM

That’s a good looking version of the game Tony. I only made single versions forone player at a time. It is more fun this way. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 05-02-2020 01:44 PM

why is there an amulance on the direction page does this game turn rough or what ? GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3 i like your version

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#15 posted 05-02-2020 01:48 PM

Great job! Looks like lots of fun to be had while in between calls, Grumpy! Please, thank your granddaughter for her service especially during this pandemic.

-- God bless, Candy

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