HOW TO: Folding Multi-Game Board

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Introduction: HOW TO: Folding Multi-Game Board

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Ever wanted an inexpensive, portable game board?  Well, you can make your own!
 What you need:
   8x8 in. sheet of cardboard or preferably Masonite
   Duct tape (OF COURSE!)
   Scroll saw (or hacksaw)
   A white colored pencil
   and.... and......WHAT?  That's all?
       Well, let's get started.

Step 1: Cutting the Masonite

   Cut your piece of Masonite into quarters (using your scrollsaw).  Label each quarter on both sides with a number (1-4) and place them in order (as shown in picture).  Tape on each side with Duct Tape as shown in pictures.

Step 2: Customizing Your Game Board

When the board is completely unfolded, draw your largest game (checkers, chess, snakes and ladders, etc.) on one of the sides of the board. Draw your mini games on the other side in the four different quadrants (tic tac toe, dots and boxes, etc.). If you do not have Masonite you can use cardboard. You have completed your own travel-sized game board! Congratulations!  Pat yourself on the back! 
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