Instructables: exploring - play - sports - featured Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:34:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Basketball net
Basketball net - More DIY How To Projects]]> milankoster You know the little indoor basketball nets, which we all had back in the days?. We practice our throw when we actually needed to spend time on doing some homework. I'm planning to make one, not a ordinary one but one with fancy lights and solid structures.The idea is to make the baksteball ring and ...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:44:13 PDT
Wooden Parallettes
Wooden Parallettes - More DIY How To Projects]]> jcapili Hi everyone!HAPPY SUMMER! I decided to use my summer freedom to make some really low-grade parallettes out of random junk I had in my garage. For those of you that don't know, parallettes are an exercise tool that can be used for calisthenic exercises like L-sits and handstand pushups. There are a b...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:03:36 PDT
DIY Floating Basketball Hoop
DIY Floating Basketball Hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> CaptainLlamas I had this idea a few weeks ago and it's by no means an original product, but it ended up being really fun to use. Its pretty cheap to make, especially if you already have some of the pipe lying around. Parts List PVC Pipes: about 10 feet of 3/4" PVC about 7 feet of 1/2" PVC (8x) 3/4" 90-d...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:25:48 PDT
FRISBEE FLIPPERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> truwebs This Instructable will show how to be resourceful and creative while developing Frisbee throwing skills.Get Outdoors! Get Active!PLEASE VOTEOverall, this is a simple and inexpensive way to create one or many targets for any Frisbee game you can create. As a matter of fact, simple targets for any gam...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 20:54:03 PDT
Homemade soccer ball football
Homemade soccer ball football - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY ZE Hey ever wanted to make your own soccer ball? Or parents don't give you money for new ball? Problem solved, I'm going to show you how to make a soccer ball yourself.For this you'll need:Ballooncello tapeold jeanshot glue and scissors WATCH VIDEO!!! In order to better understand process and save y...

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Mon, 13 Jun 2016 11:26:56 PDT
AIR HOCKEY AND CHILL - More DIY How To Projects]]> RSimples Building this improved and enhanced table is very easy. All that need to happen is to replace the fan system and put in some posts on the corners. Replace Fan Take out the stock fan and install a leaf blower as a new air source. This will make the airflow stronger and come out of the holes on top...
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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:45:48 PDT
HEMA training guards
HEMA training guards - More DIY How To Projects]]> LoSkana In this tutorial I'll teach you how to forge a pair of elbow / knee protection for your HEMA practice. It's not particularly difficult, and the only cost of the project (apart from the tools) is a sheet of steel, which you can easily obtain in a hardware store! They allow you to move freely the arm ...
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Thu, 26 May 2016 04:36:16 PDT
Pickle Ball Net adjustment for Tennis Court
Pickle Ball Net adjustment for Tennis Court - More DIY How To Projects]]> intlpvti Pickle Ball has become a wildly popular sport almost overnight. There is a huge shortage of pickle ball courts nationwide. This Instructable shows you how to simply and elegantly transform a tennis court into a pickle ball court without impinging upon the snobby tennis players in any way. Politi...
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Sun, 22 May 2016 10:35:23 PDT
DIY Lacrosse Rebounder
DIY Lacrosse Rebounder - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo There are lots of commercial rebounders out there (we own this one), but all of them remove a lot of pace from the ball. This is fine and quite appropriate for many drills, but to work on catching fast throws the best target is one that sends the ball back sharply (i.e. the collision is elastic). Fo...
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Fri, 20 May 2016 09:17:58 PDT
How To Make Battle Ready Foam Fighting Swords!
How To Make Battle Ready Foam Fighting Swords! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ramp-it-up diy Several years ago I took a class in medieval style sword fighting. I wasn't very good at first but after a few weeks I was beating my way through half the line. I was obsessed, sword fighting was like no other sport I had ever played, and I desired to become one of the best in my class. However...
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Sat, 14 May 2016 14:52:43 PDT
Easy Folding Ping-pong Table
Easy Folding Ping-pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> deiivid94 Let's make a folding ping pong table as my first DIY project published in The actual dimensions of a a ping pong table are 274 x 152 cm, due to the difficulty of transportation, our table will have the following dimensions 200 x 122 cm.It is ideal to enjoy with friends or family, v...
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Tue, 10 May 2016 08:25:23 PDT
Montague Paratrooper 2016 Fender Mod
Montague Paratrooper 2016 Fender Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> PMO Gordo Montague Paratrooper 2016 and several other lines come with foldable front fender and a very unique rear rack / work stand / rear fender attachment. Unfortunately, in order to meet the foldable design criteria, the fenders do not have enough coverage for commuting and touring. The front fender does ...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 18:45:51 PDT
Human Flag Pole
Human Flag Pole - More DIY How To Projects]]> JohnPark A sturdy, vertical pole is a great piece of calisthenics training equipment. So long as you aren't working on spinning moves, it can be easier to mount a pole to the side of a wall or playground equipment, than to mount it floor-to-ceiling, indoors. Here's how to build one. Parts and materials you...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:56:56 PDT
How to Jump Serve
How to Jump Serve - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mja1520 Jump serving is an advanced volleyball skill, which is why I would only recommend this instructables for advanced volleyball players. A serve starts every play in volleyball, which is why it is important to know how to do it if you want to play volleyball. Toss The first step for jump serving is...
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Sat, 30 Apr 2016 03:29:19 PDT
How to Make a Soccer Goal
How to Make a Soccer Goal - More DIY How To Projects]]> greid2400 How to make a soccer goal using just pvc and rope Gather the materials 1) Gather Materials 1” PVC Pipe -Four- 36 inches -Two- 51 inches -Three- 29 inches -Three- 31 inches -Two- 27 inches -Three- 4 inches PVC Fittings -Two - 90 Degree Elbow-Six- 45 Degree Elbow -Two - T-Connector...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:56:12 PDT
Fitness/Workout Room From Thrift Stores
Fitness/Workout Room From Thrift Stores - More DIY How To Projects]]> tdrev82 You can do this. You are more likely to work out if it is in an inviting room and you have a variety of things to do. Took awhile to find the stuff, but better than buying new. Probably saved 80% off retail. Shelves I had these built into an alcove by a friend. Cost about $200 but you can skip...
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Sat, 9 Apr 2016 08:59:11 PDT
How to do a checkmate in only a few moves (chess)
How to do a checkmate in only a few moves (chess) - More DIY How To Projects]]> newjorik Short tutorial on how to do: the Légal trap the Scholar's matethe Fool's mate. Short summary of how the pieces can move (in case you don't play) Here's a short summary of how all the pieces can move:1. The Rook, this is the piece in the corner. It can move as far as it wants, but only horizon...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 11:01:12 PDT
How to Properly Shoot a Soccer Ball
How to Properly Shoot a Soccer Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexK118 This document contains instructions that any age and experience soccer player can use to improve the accuracy, effectiveness, and power of the player’s free kick. A free kick is what a team is awarded after a foul has occurred, which allows the team to place the ball at the spot of the foul and have...
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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 10:56:46 PDT
How to wax a snowboard
How to wax a snowboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> RuizheS Snowboarding is one of the most popular sports in many countries. Similar to making an oil change on a car, we also need to wax our snowboards. The reason a snowboard can slide on snow smoothly is that there is enough wax on the bottom of the snowboard. Wax can reduce the friction force between the ...
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:10:58 PDT
Beginner's Guide: How to String a Lacrosse Stick in 30 minutes or less
Beginner's Guide: How to String a Lacrosse Stick in 30 minutes or less - More DIY How To Projects]]> bxavier1 These instructions are for men’s lacrosse heads that include the three field positions: Attack, Midfield, and Defense. (Sorry goalies I personally have never done one, yes I know there is a goalie stick in the picture). After reading these instructions you should be able to string your stick in 30 m...
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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 18:58:46 PDT
Dartboard Stand
Dartboard Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cap-Y-Tan This tutorial is of a dartboard stand I made for a friend who wanted something they could pull out onto the deck at their lakehouse and put into the shed when they left for home. I friend already had the dartboard and darts so I am not sure how much that costs but...With the picture light and fancy ...
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Sun, 13 Mar 2016 13:00:42 PDT
How to swing a softball bat
How to swing a softball bat - More DIY How To Projects]]> dorrigrace You will need : A bat Step 1: Start with you stance Your legs need to be spread shoulder length apart, with your knees slightly bent, your shoulders should be lined up with your legs, and your eyes in front of you so you can see the ball coming once it is pitched. Step 2: Decision Once the pi...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 23:48:03 PST
Rehab Foam Snow Sled with Luan (plywood)
Rehab Foam Snow Sled with Luan (plywood) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Joshua_Howe Foam snow sleds are awesome, however the plastic bottoms have a tendency to get torn and cut, especially on ice, which slows them down over time. In this Instructable I show you how to take an old foam snow sled and give it new life with a sheet of Luan (a kind of plywood). All told, it took about...
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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:56:15 PST
Fix Worn Running Shoes With Glue.
Fix Worn Running Shoes With Glue. - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Quantum Wizard Hi Guys! Are you tired of your shoes wearing out after 5 months? Well, maybe you should superglue them like I did. Theres a few points to note here but honestly its very easy and will keep you pounding the pavement for a while longer. At least until its time to give in and buy another pair of overpr...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 19:08:54 PST
How to Wax a Surfboard 2
How to Wax a Surfboard 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> pucksurfer Waxing is one of the most underrated, pivotal parts of surfing. It makes your feet stick to the board (no we're not snow boarding or skating, where we want a slicker surface to slide, we actually want a grip). Waxing a surfboard is generally looked at as a simple, take off the wax, and throw it back...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 12:59:59 PST
Peyton Manning Forehead Mask
Peyton Manning Forehead Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> cavenoid Peyton’s forehead is so high we have to call it a fivehead.Here's a fun craft that will give your party guests the power to send extra fan rays to the whole team. Print Out the Template & Follow Directions You'll need manila folders, scissors, a brown marker, and tape or staples.Go Broncos!
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 11:40:40 PST
Refletching a Cheap Carbon Arrow
Refletching a Cheap Carbon Arrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> chilihook I'll admit, when it comes to arrows I can be cheap. I've lost enough or broken enough over the years that I'd have a real hard time justifying the expense of a set of really nice arrows. You'd figure even the cheap arrows ought to come from the store in good enough shape, right? Well.... not really,...
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Wed, 3 Feb 2016 14:43:08 PST
Rock Climbing/Bouldering Gym
Rock Climbing/Bouldering Gym - More DIY How To Projects]]> BrianL59 Inspiration/Passion - My son was the inspiration for this project as well as the passion I had for rock climbing when I was younger. As well as my wife that climbed when she was younger and interest in climbing as well. To top it off I love to build stuff. Tools you'll need Miter saw Circular Saw D...
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Mon, 1 Feb 2016 21:35:57 PST
Ab training shoes (for a rack)
Ab training shoes (for a rack) - More DIY How To Projects]]> blueye81 Hey community,since I'm such a stingy guy with a tendency to recycle old stuff I made me some ab training shoes (or whatever they are called) out of a pair of old hiking shoes and some screws,angles and washers :-) (well, having a rack is required to use them at last...)You need-old shoes you don't ...
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Sun, 24 Jan 2016 05:14:10 PST
DYI Jumping Rope
DYI Jumping Rope - More DIY How To Projects]]> zaxl I was looking for a durable lightweight rope for the gym. While walking in the hardware store I found clothesline wire, 50 ft for $8. That's the price of a new jumping speed rope, and I can get six 8 ft ropes from this wire. Here's how. Materials and Tools Clothesline wireTwo whiteboard markersT...
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 19:47:49 PST
Buzz fire
Buzz fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jay Bytebier For our school Howest (education: Industrial productdesign) we had to make a fire construction for a organisation; Bolwerk vzw.The assignment is to design a system that can be drawn during the "fire festivals" like "Feux d'Hiver". It designs within a specific theme and provides a strong interaction ...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 09:37:34 PST
How to Play Nine Ball
How to Play Nine Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwizdala Okay, so you now know how to break in Nine Ball, but how do you play?This Instructable teaches basic rules, handling fouls and win conditions in Nine Ball.For a detailed look at materials needed, cue handling/spin, and breaking in Nine Ball, go to my tutorial, How to Break in Nine Ball. Basic Rule...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 09:50:47 PST
How to Break in Nine Ball
How to Break in Nine Ball - More DIY How To Projects]]> gwizdala Nine Ball is a popular 2-4 player billiards game involving, you guessed it, nine balls. The object of the game is to sink (or pocket) every ball numerically, ending with pocketing the nine ball.This Instructable is meant for beginners. It goes over the basics of playing on a billiards table, setting...
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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 15:10:41 PST
Basketball shooting game
Basketball shooting game - More DIY How To Projects]]> nilsbinnemans Hi there, basketball enthusiastEach new year's eve we gather with some friend at someone's place. We decided on buying presents which would not cost more than €5 and would be suitable for both men and women.Being 'the creative one' I was requested to make a game that would decide who could pick a ra...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:44:52 PST
Tacking a horse
Tacking a horse - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hannah1720 This is the term for putting the saddle, bridle, and other riding equipment on a horse. Cleaning the horse Before putting the saddle on the horse you want to brush any dirt or mud off the horse. Clumps of dirt under the saddle blanket can result in discomfort for the horse. Brush the area where t...
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Tue, 5 Jan 2016 05:42:11 PST
Plyometric box
Plyometric box - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo My workshop is full of leftover pieces of plywood and lumber. I have no trouble in discarding them if they're shorter than a piece of firewood, but any longer and I figure I ought to be able to use them at some stage down the line. Of course, mostly I don't, so they accumulate. Rather than indulge i...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 17:21:07 PST
High Jump Practice Ramp
High Jump Practice Ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> andamas I coach track and field and have been wanting practice ramps for high jump and long jump for awhile, but they are very expensive (from athletic equipment suppliers). I built two of them in about 5 hours for less than $100, and you can too. The ramp gives athletes some additional height so there is m...
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 14:22:09 PST
Pool Table Lights
Pool Table Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeffreyBailey Give your pool table personality and life with LED lights! This is fun and cool looking for your parties! The cost is low and you can have it done and ready to go in just a few minutes. NOTE: My Dart Light project you see in one of the videos can be found at
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 22:51:09 PST
Dart Light
Dart Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> JeffreyBailey A dart board needs good lighting and traditional spot lights or ambient room lighting just isn't good enough. So, after searching for what was available and what others have done in the world, I ended up with the best solution being to make my own Dart Light. It turned out so much better than I wa...
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Tue, 22 Dec 2015 06:25:30 PST
Rail-to-Rail Balance Board
Rail-to-Rail Balance Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> plasticvicar Rail-to-rail balance boards have a long roller that goes down the length of the board, which more accurately simulates a surfboard trimming across a wave face. I made one when, after a decade+ of surfing I decided it was time to learn to longboard—this balance board definitely improved my cross-step...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 14:33:25 PST
Flat Pack Pooltable
Flat Pack Pooltable - More DIY How To Projects]]> ursan.peeters Pool tables are know to be extremely heavy, so I challenged myself to make a flat packed pool table.I made it out of cardboard, a very light and cheap material! Materials & tools For this project you’ll need:- Cutter - Lath - Tape measure - Wood Glue - Pencil - Panty - 6 plates of cardboard...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 18:38:41 PST
How to build a Ninja Warrior warped wall
How to build a Ninja Warrior warped wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> DaveDickson With the popularity of Ninja Warrior growing many people are looking to build back yard obstacles. This is an instructable on how to build a low cost warped wall for less than £100. To save on space and cost the wall was built against the house to provide the solid support and therefore required min...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 10:10:40 PST
Elevated Sports Video
Elevated Sports Video - More DIY How To Projects]]> DougL7 As a parent of three soccer players, I quickly tired of spending $100 or more to get elevated video from a "professional" videographer. I decided to use my window washing extension pole to get the camera up high - just needed an adaptor for the camcorder....Here are my youtube videos The finished...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 05:07:21 PST
Bicycle operated 4-wheel vehicle (DiffBikeDorli)
Bicycle operated 4-wheel vehicle (DiffBikeDorli) - More DIY How To Projects]]> kabelbaum256 This thing here is a bicycle operated vehicle for two persons, in larger scale also called beer bike. Bikers are facing left. Steering is done with one bike's steering handle. Braking is done by pressing a hinged arm to the ground. It's made with a rear axle of a 4-wheel-drive car, which is connecte...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:52:05 PST
How to make juggling balls cheaply
How to make juggling balls cheaply - More DIY How To Projects]]> sur1c4t4 Here's how to make juggling balls cheaply.These balls have a great touch to play. What do you need ? To make it you will need: cling film 25cm x 25cm a drinking glass semolina grains a cisor2 balloonsThat's all. See first steps We will prepare the semolina to make a Cut the square into cling...
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Fri, 18 Sep 2015 05:45:42 PDT
Old School Skateboard
Old School Skateboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheGeekPub Back in the old days there was no such thing as going to your local skate shop or mall and buying a skateboard. If you wanted one, you had to make it yourself! In this Instructable we're going to make one from nothing but a piece of scrap wood and an old roller skate! Watch The Video Before you...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:52:22 PDT
Conditioning a Softball Mitt
Conditioning a Softball Mitt - More DIY How To Projects]]> SNLouise After buying an new softball mitt, one of the most important tasks is to condition the glove to make it easier to use. Right out of the store a glove is stiff and inflexible, and before using it to play it is important to loosen up the leather and make it more flexible for play.There are many techni...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:47:42 PDT
Big Foot Race
Big Foot Race - More DIY How To Projects]]> LauraLauraLynn The Big Foot RaceIt all began with a picture. I saw a picture of Big Foot Race on pinterest (of course) and was instantly intrigued, but when I searched for further information on how to make it, and how much it cost, I found almost nothing. It appeared the game was played at a few company picnics a...
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Fri, 7 Aug 2015 11:58:26 PDT
Refrigerator Shirt
Refrigerator Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> BillW1 I like to race Radio Control cars here in California in the Central Valley but I get heatstroke symptoms (headache, dizzy, nausea) on 100 degree plus days. (Heatstroke is risky). I was bummed I couldn't race all summer. I then sought a solution and came up with this. It is not a cheap as anyone woul...
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Tue, 4 Aug 2015 10:43:37 PDT
Corn hole
Corn hole - More DIY How To Projects]]> whaa123123 Want your own corn hole set? You've come to the right place! With a few steps, you can make your very own set for around 60 or 65 dollars Gather Materials • 4 2x4x48"• 4 2x4x24"• 2 4x2x1/2" sanded plywood• Wood glue• Nail gun• Drill• Jigsaw• Paint (Your choice color)• 4 2x4x11"• 4 4" bolts with ...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:24:46 PDT