Making a Bean Bag Toss Game
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Some would like to know how to make a Corn Hole Game otherwise referred to as making a Bean Bag Toss Game; with just a few tools and using scraps laying around your shop, you can make one as shown on the right!


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There are a myriad of beanbag toss game plans on the web; this bean bag plan is for a simple, fast, inexpensive design.  This simple, but effective plan can provide  many  years of service.  You can build it practically for free with the materials laying around your workshop; I used some 2x4 scraps left over from a building project plus a sheet of 5/8" OSB. 

 

Material List:

(3) 5/8" OSB or plywood 2'x4' panels for the top and three sides.

(2) 2x4x8' for the support nailing cleats.

(1) 1x3x4' for the Bottom cleat.

1/4 pound of 1 5/8" screws.

Step 1, Drill Bean Bag Hole - Select the 5/8" x 2' x 4' material; cut a 6" hole, 6" down from the top edge to the top edge of the circle.

Step 2, Cut the Side Panels - Select the 5/8" material; cut a piece 1' x 4'; draw a diagonal line from one corner to another.  With a saw, cut along the line to make two, equal-sized, side panel triangles, as shown above.

Step 3, Cut the Back Panel - Select the 5/8" material; cut a piece 12" x 22 3/4" as shown above.

Step 4, Cut Nailing Cleats - Select 2x4; cut three pieces @ 22 3/4".  Select 1x4; cut one piece @ 22 3/4", as shown above.

Step 5, Attach Nailing Cleats - Select the 2x4 Nailing cleats; allow a 5/8" reveal for the edge panels, clamp the cleat in place, flip the top panel; attach the cleat to the panel with the screws, as shown above.  Attach the other two 2x4 cleats as shown above.  Select and attach the 1x4 cleats, as shown below; be certain to place the 1x4 about three inches from the bottom edge.

Step 6, Attach Three Side Pieces - Select the two triangle side panels; attach them to the nailing cleats with screws.  Select the Back panel and attach it to the nailing cleat as shown above.

Step 7, Finish the Target Board - Use a wood filler to fill all holes; sand, stain or paint your game board.  When finished, duplicate the process to produce a second game board; then produce or purchase some bean bags and begin perfecting your game like these poor street urchins.

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Free Bean Bag Game Plans by:  WayneOfTheWoods@yahoo.com