Whether you are tailgating, grilling, or at your infamous family reunion, there is one yard game that stands above the rest. Bean-bag toss is a tried and true game for all ages, and is a guarantee for a good time. Sets come in many different shapes and colors, but why buy expensive, generic store-bought sets when you can make your own? The purpose of this guide is to explain the steps necessary to make a portable board set for bean-bag toss for under $35*. The building process take about two hours and has a low level of technical difficulty. In an afternoon, you will have completed an inexpensive, and creative set with a touch your own imagination and have fun in the building process!
Note: These instructions will build one board. Repeat entire process to create second board.
*Estimated price excludes bean bags.
Step 1: Necessary Materials and Equipment
Preparing the following tools and materials will make the building process easier and smoother.
One 6’ x 2’ piece of ¾” ply-wood
One 2' x 4'
Two simple cabinet hinges, 2 ½” wide (Screws included)
Four 2 ¼” nails
Paint and Stain (both optional)
Power drill with at least 3/8” bit, and Phillips head driver