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  • 6 pieces 2" x 4" x 8' (SPF, PT, cedar)
  • 1 sheet ¾ 4' x 8' Grade A plywood
  • 2" exterior wood screws
CORNHOLE 101

In some places, it's called bags; in others tailgate toss. Most commonly known as cornhole, this fun game requires just some bean bags, some skill and the two-holed platforms we'll show you how to build.

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Date: Sept 17, 2010

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1. Cut plywood in half.

Cut the plywood sheet in half.


2. Mark and cut your hole.

Mark a center point for your hole 9" from top and 12" from side on both pieces of the cut plywood. Set your compass for 3" and place the pivot point at your center point. Trace around and then cut your hole.


3. Cut and secure 24" sections of 2x4 to bottom edge of plywood's underside.

Cut 24" sections of 2x4 and rest them upright under the plywood at the bottom edge. Toe-screw to the bottom of the plywood.


4. Cut and secure 43" sections of 2x4 to bottom of plywood.

Cut 43" sections of 2x4 and place them flush under the plywood lengthwise. Screw into the back of the plywood.


5. Cut and secure 24" sections of 2x4 to top edge of plywood's underside.

Cut 24" sections of 2x4 and rest them upright under the plywood at the top edge. Screw wide side down.


6. Miter cut and attach legs.

Miter cut legs at a 75-degree angle on top and a 65-degree angle on bottom. The long to short point should be 11 ¾" and 11 18". Attach legs with wood screws into the 43" sections at the intersection of the top edge of the underside of the plywood.


7. Sand any rough edges.

Sand any rough spots by hand.




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