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Make a Chinese Checkers board game

This Chinese Checkers board game is an easy project to make and will provide hours of fun for adults and kids.

13/03/2018

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Designed and made by lovely indeed, apart from a few basic suppliers that you might already have, you'll need some coloured marbles, 60 coloured marbles in fact - or substitute with painted wood beads.

HERE'S HOW:

1. Draw and cut out a hexagon shape for the game board. You can do this with a jigsaw or mitre saw.

2. Mark the locations for drilling the holes. Some math involved here to mark 6 groups of 10 triangles and then the holes in the centre. The easiest way is to draw a 6-point star and then space the holes equally along these lines.

3. Use a spade bit that is slightly smaller than the marbles or wood balls that you have. Because it's so difficult to find the marbles of wood balls in a specific size, you'll want to make the board according to these.

4. Sand the board and drilled holes for a smooth finish.

5. Paint the 10 holes in the six-triangular sections in a different colour - to match your marbles or wood balls. All the centre holes should be in a single, different colour.

 

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