fun

BBQ Cart

003 BBQ Grill Cart: Great Summer Fun!

  BBQ Grill Cart Who doesn’t need a BBQ grill cart? It provides a great work area and prep station. Now you can have all of your condiments in one place. A built in cutting board and storage for all of your supplies. How great is that? Constructed using cedar (Just my suggestion) which is perfect for outdoor projects. The grill cart also has a handle, towel rack, shelves and wheels so you can easily move it around or closer to you BBQ, The cutting board… Read More »003 BBQ Grill Cart: Great Summer Fun!

Checkers

152 Chinese Checkers Game Board

Chinese Checkers Game The game of Chinese checkers has been around forever. It is a very simple game to play yet provides hours of great family fun. The game board sits down from the top edge in a dado, so the marbles can’t roll off if they come out of the holes. I would suggest using MDF or a good birch plywood for the playing surface so that seasonal movement doesn’t affect the frame. You will get lots of drilling practice with this project but… Read More »152 Chinese Checkers Game Board

Plinko candy dispenser

049 Plinko Candy Dispenser (FREE)

This  Plinko candy dispenser was created by Steve Ramsay from Woodworking for Mere Mortals.     Plinko Candy Dispenser I just re-drew his plan candy dispenser plan because I thought it would be fun to draw. What a great project for a grandparent or parent that is looking for a unique gift. You could adjust it so that it holds ping pong balls or something similar if you do want to add to their sugar intake. Either way have fun with this project. It might… Read More »049 Plinko Candy Dispenser (FREE)

game

095 Shut-the-Box Game

Shut the Box Game Great for the holidays or anytime the family gets together!    A great way to have family fun during the holidays. Easy to build and even easier to play. The game can be played by one person or several so you can have competitions. Using the dice roll numbers to flip the levers up until you have completed  This simple game is also great for building math skills with younger children even though they don’t realize they’re learning. Really it’s great fun… Read More »095 Shut-the-Box Game

087 Gumball Dispenser

GUMBALL DISPENSER Looking for a fun project, that will make a great conversation piece no matter where you have it this gumball dispenser will certainly make a conversation piece even if you don’t use it for candy. Leave it on your bar for the big kids or in the playroom for the real kids. A similar project was published in a local woodworking magazine I thought it would make a great project for the grandchildren so I redrew it and added a couple of useful… Read More »087 Gumball Dispenser

084 Foosball Table: Great Family Fun!

Tabletop or Free Standing 26″ x 48″ Foosball Table Foosball Table This Foosball ball table started out as an item on my wish list for the family. I felt the table would make great entertainment when the families got together for any occasion. I looked on line for any information I could find on Foosball and discovered there where as many variations as there were responses to the search engine. I wanted a design a Foosball game that was convertible from a free standing table… Read More »084 Foosball Table: Great Family Fun!