Ever wonder what you could do with those games you loved in childhood but never play anymore? It's a shame to get rid of those games. Well here is a way to feel like a child again and hang onto those great memories. This Instructable will show you how to make a journal from a game board.

-a game board
-a stack of paper - I used computer paper which you can get a lot for cheap. You can use just about any paper as long as you adjust your cover size. You could use heavier weight drawing paper, lined paper, or even recycled scrap paper.
-decorative paper -This is for the cover page and to wrap the unfinished edges. I chose a paper that was the same color as the back of the board.
-large needle
-heavy thread - a heavy thread used normally for upholstery or quilting works best
-card stock paper
-band saw (utility knife) - this is for cutting the game board. A band saw is fast and easy, but if you don't have access to one a utility knife will work.
-twill tape
-lightweight muslin fabric
-marker or pencil
-clamps and plywood scraps or book press

Step 1: Step 1: Fold Paper

Fold 50 8 1/2" x 11" sheets of paper in half and group together in sets of 5 sheets.
<p>What a timely find. I just found 5 childhood games</p>
I like it i made one for my dad (i used his original version board of dungeons and dragons cause he has 10 of them) and of course one for me.
do you have any pictures of them?
NOPE <br>
This is an amazing instructable! Very easy to follow... I have a Monopoly board that just may end up becoming one of these books.
&nbsp;awesome! i like it.
Creative idea, great and clear instructions, this is an awesome instructable!
Beautiful sewing!<br/>I can't wait to make this =)<br/>
It's these sort of re-use projects that I like the most. Really nice work.
And it's not even Clue<strong>do</strong> - good reuse of the board!<br/><br/>L<br/>
Nice use of materials. Lots of good photos and instructions. Good job!

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