Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Custom Cape Cod Cribbage Board

 This custom request came from Massachusetts with a little twist. It will be a gift for the clients Mom, who happens to live on the cape. The twist is my client bartered to make a large afghan in exchange for the cribbage board.  I think it is fair to say we are both very pleased with the outcome.  I love mine they are very toasty and the colors were exactly what I asked for.

I used Blue board pine in this creation and it measured in at around 18 x 18 inches.  The holes are 3/16 inch to handle the oversized custom metal pegs which came with the board and to assist in better seeing of the pegs and holes.

Finished cribbage board

Finished blanket

Special treat footsies

and fingerless gloves..

Storage slot cut on back.

I added a piece of MDF on back to strengthen the small ends.

Getting ready for sanding and finishing.
Custom 3/16th inch metal pegs and start showing approximately where its new home will be

MDF backing to give extra support.



Out of glue up and readied for cutout and drilling.



Glue up of the Blueboad pine I chose for this project.


Computer layout



Starting  shape

Stay tuned for more updates soon......:-) ****************************************************************
For more information about ordering your own custom board go to: http://www.splinterswoodworks.com/
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