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Project by nonickswood posted 11-19-2011 06:20 AM 17154 views 40 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We were inspired when we saw a few of these floating around LJ’s so
my Son and I decided we would try to make a compact travel version.
Found some scrap 4/4 Mahogany, wrapped it with a little piece of slotted Oak.
Created some little Men—Holly, Ebony, Teak & Walnut. Printed some game direction off the
Internet. All fits neatly in the bottom. We couldn’t wait for the Danish Wood Oil to soak in so we could give it a try!

Thanks to others who have posted these for the inspiration what a Great game!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 11-19-2011 06:57 AM

Nice Nick.

Going into the favorite file for later use.

I used to live in the Hampton Roads area. (Hampton, Newport News, Yorktown then out west to Stuarts Draft)


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#2 posted 11-19-2011 03:15 PM

Very attractive and nicely done. Got the big one but a travel version is on the books now.
Love the storage solution, especially the player well.
Hope you have better luck beating your son than I do with my daughter.

-- [email protected] : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#3 posted 11-19-2011 04:47 PM

I’ve never heard of this game before, but I’ve filed it under topics to “Google” later! The board looks great, looks like a fun project to make.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#4 posted 11-19-2011 05:01 PM

This is great never heard of the game before. I love to make games for the family to play this is definitely one to make in the near for the future.
Thanks for showing this piece

-- Derek, Kent, UK,

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#5 posted 11-19-2011 05:40 PM

Thanks for looking Everyone!
My Sons 11 Year Old Strategy seems to winning most of the time!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#6 posted 11-19-2011 07:19 PM

Never heard of it, but now I want one.

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#7 posted 11-19-2011 10:00 PM

A very attractive piece.. well made and looks like it will be well used… on my list too..

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#8 posted 11-19-2011 11:21 PM

never heard of it
but do have friend that might like it

thanks for the idea

keep trying
you might beat your son
by accident sometime lol

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#9 posted 11-20-2011 12:27 PM

Very nice work. Never heard of the game but going to look it up.

-- When you are asked if you can do a job, tell 'em, 'Certainly I can!' Then get busy and find out how to do it.”   Theodore Roosevelt

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