Cork Board Scrabble Coasters

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When following these instructions, users will be able to create about 6 4x4 scrabble piece coasters.

Step 1: Materials

Materials:

-100 Scrabble tiles

-1 16 fl oz Modge podge bottle (shiny or matte depending on preference)

-Cork board (6in x 6in cork board 4 Pack)

-1 Pair of Scissors

-1 Paint brush

Optional Materials:

-E-6000 glue (for tighter hold)

-Exacto-knife (for closer cut)

Step 2: 4 Letter Words!

Select four 4-letter words from scrabble pieces.

Optional: Refer to Step 10 for possible word combinations.

Step 3: Lining Up Your Board

Lay 16 scrabble pieces in a 4x4 formation on the cork board.

Step 4: Tracing

Trace the outline of the letters to aid in cutting out a square from cork board.

Step 5: Cutting

Cut out cork board square with scissors or Exacto-knife. A little overhang of the scrabble tiles is perfectly fine.

(Tip: Exacto-knife will work better than scissors if available)

Step 6: Glueing

Glue down all pieces in desired letter pattern on cork board using E-6000 glue or Modge Podge. If any piece doesn’t stay glued down reapply a small amount of glue or Modge Podge.

Tip: Make sure to shake modge podge before using

Tip: Make sure to apply pressure when placing pieces onto glue

Step 7: Drying

While the Modge Podge dries for around 5 minutes, apply pressure to the top of pieces to provide tighter hold.

Step 8: Applying Finish

Apply thin, even coat of Modge Podge using a paint brush to the top and sides of cork board and scrabble pieces. After applying to the sides make sure to smooth the top again to remove clumps.

Step 9: Finishing Touches

Wait for Modge Podge to dry for at least 15 minutes before using product.

(The thicker the Modge Podge is applied, the longer drying time will be.)

Step 10: Example Word List

-Wine Cork Vino Aged

-Salt Lime Iced Stir

-Java Shot Diet Oily

-Beer Brew Hops Chug

-Pour Some More Wine/Beer

-Soda Fizz Coke Yumm

-Coca Cola Bear Iced

-Lazy Naps Cozy zzzz

-Luck Love Life Live

-Play Ball Home Runs

-Base Hits Fair Ball

-Rain Tarp Game Wins

-Love Home Hugs Sing

-Good Food Fine Wine

-Foot Ball Rush Pass

-Tail Gate Chip Dips

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    3 Discussions

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    Alex in NZ

    9 months ago

    Great idea, and I totally want to do this. Also, thank you for the "themed" word lists. Wonderful :-)

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    Penolopy Bulnick

    9 months ago

    It would be really fun to play around with the words you could personalize each coaster with :)