Thursday, February 27, 2014

Custom Cribbage Boards for Pillsbury Elementary

 ...UPDATE.... We knew it would happen and it did.... the first student to beat the teacher in cribbage. His prize was lunch out with couple of friends..What a great project this has been for everyone involved..... :-)

Jesus pegged out in the final hand to beat his teacher...  Congrats!!!

 ....UPDATE...  Just received this in the mail... a school t-shirt and a huge stack of letters.  These kids are so awesome... I am so thankful to have been part of this project... THANKS....

UPDATE..  The cribbage boards have been received by the teacher and here are a couple photos he sent.

Third Grade class Pillsbury Elementary School in Minneapolis, MN

After school group called GISE (Guys In Science & Engineering).

I was contacted by a school teacher at Pillsbury Elementary in Minnesota.  He wanted to teach his students to play cribbage to improve their math skills.  He asked for rejects or old spare cribbage boards.  I decided I wanted to make them from scratch for him and the kids he will teach to play cribbage, so I created 14 new boards, each with custom pegs and a deck of cards.

These boards are 16 inches long by 4 inches wide and will have the storage slot on back for the custom metal pegs which will go out with them.

 The boards have the school logo lasered on one end, donated by Northern Lights Engraving of Columbia Falls.

Splinter's assistant helping to drill the tracks.

First coat of poly applied prior to drilling

Boards cut to size

School Logo

Stay tuned for more updates soon......:-) ****************************************************************
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