How to Make Corn Hole Boards

Making these for my friends wedding

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How to Make Corn Hole Boards
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I had the hardware store cut my boards 4' for the long ones and 2' for the short ones

I had the hardware store cut my boards 4' for the long ones and 2' for the short ones

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I'm using a pocket hole jig to drill holes to attach the frame, but you can use any method

I'm using a pocket hole jig to drill holes to attach the frame, but you can use any method

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Every 12"

Every 12"

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So they didn't cut them to length and I had to trim all of the boards to 4'

So they didn't cut them to length and I had to trim all of the boards to 4'

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Marking lines for more pocket holes

Marking lines for more pocket holes

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The two boards at the bottom have holes drilled on both sides because they will go in the middle of the 2 larger boards

The two boards at the bottom have holes drilled on both sides because they will go in the middle of the 2 larger boards

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Like this

Like this

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Glued them up and clamped them in place

Glued them up and clamped them in place

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Then screwed in

Then screwed in

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Flipped over and cleaned the glue that squeezed out

Flipped over and cleaned the glue that squeezed out

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I marked the shorter board to length

I marked the shorter board to length

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Then cut to fit

Then cut to fit

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I used 2 pocket holes on the ends

I used 2 pocket holes on the ends

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Glued, clamped and screwed

Glued, clamped and screwed

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So far so good

So far so good

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These are the measurements for the hole

These are the measurements for the hole

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Traced out the circle

Traced out the circle

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Drill a pilot hole

Drill a pilot hole

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Then cut out with a jig saw

Then cut out with a jig saw

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Sand everything smooth

Sand everything smooth

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I'm going to use a 3/8th round over router bit

I'm going to use a 3/8th round over router bit

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Before

Before

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Setting depth

Setting depth

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After

After

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Routed all the ends and blew them off with the compressor

Routed all the ends and blew them off with the compressor

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All clean, ready for stain

All clean, ready for stain

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Setting up the letters in the router template

Setting up the letters in the router template

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This is their wedding date

This is their wedding date

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Cleaning up the ends with a chisel

Cleaning up the ends with a chisel

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All done

All done

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