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I wanted to make an easy to make, easy to play game that other kids would be able to make. I made this version of it as a travel size, but you can make it a bigger size if you want.  I got a broken jewelry box at Michaels for a dollar, but you can just make one if you want. I took off the top of it. Also I used small rubber bands and stretched them all the way across two inches from the end of the of the jewelry box

Tools: a wooden box about 8inches long 5inches wide, 10,1/4 x 20 nuts, two rubber bands, one piece of MDF, a wooden dowel rod, drill, scroll saw, felt pads, wood glue, fine grit sand paper, black spray paint, orange paint, yellow paint. an xacto knife.

Step 1: Design

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Design the court on a piece of paper.
alex888 (author) 3 years ago
ok sure
thing 23 years ago
Could you add either a video of gameplay, or more in depth rules? It seems like a good game except I don't fully understand it.
vistal3 years ago
I remember a game lke this but it had 1 more wall on each side with 2 slots .So it was set with 3 walls 2 outside walls had 2 holes and the center had 1 . I cant think of how it was played or the name. I used to play it at camp when i wa slike 8=9 years old:((
heavyfire883 years ago
This was in the game "Beyond Good & Evil". Nice game :D
GianniMora3 years ago
nice concept. keep up the good work!

Akask3 years ago
It's like the game Fastrack! Is that where you got the idea from?
alex888 (author)  Akask3 years ago
Yes but you use nuts and it is smaller
lafnbear3 years ago
Cool game, and nice construction.

Just a clarification: it looks like all the nuts are the same, so when you say "get all your nuts onto the other side of the court" do you mean that each player starts with an equal number of nuts, and the idea is to be the first to have no nuts on your side?
alex888 (author)  lafnbear3 years ago
And get all of yours on to the other side first
alex888 (author)  lafnbear3 years ago
yes each person should start with an equal amount of nuts
Kiteman3 years ago
This is an extraordinarily creative "first project" - keep up the good work.
Tunja3 years ago
great instructable, cool project, sounds very easy to make, thanks for sharing ;)
alex888 (author) 3 years ago
That is awesome! It's smaller than I thought when I first looked at it!