Giant Jenga



Intro: Giant Jenga

Everyone has that kid inside of them that they want to let loose! You can do it by making yourself your very own Giant Jenga!

Step 1: Buy or Find Wood

First you will have to find the wood that you need for your Giant Jenga set. I was lucky enough to have some top choice 2x4 studs lying around and did not have to go out and buy it. You will need approximately three 10' long boards.

Step 2: Cut Wood to Size

Next you will need to cut your wood to size. To have each block fit perfectly when they are stacked in rows of three, each block will need to be 7 1/2" long, 2 1/2" wide, and 1 3/8" tall. Remember to measure twice and cut once!

TIP: to make sure that each piece was 7 1/2" long without measuring them each time, I used an old carpenters trick and clamped a block of wood to my chop saw so I could cut the wood in the same spot each time!

Step 3: Have Fun and Play!

after that I trimmed the sides with a table saw and In no time I had a Giant Jenga set! A classic Jenga game consists of 54 precision however I find it to be to tall when all 54 are used so I typically use 42. It is your choice to decide if you would like to sand your game or not! It is also your choice to decide if you would like to add a stain, design, or paint your set. I added a coat of polyurethane so if a drink was spilled during the game it would be no big deal.




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