Making a Bean Bag Toss Game
Free Cornhole Game Plan

Free Plans Chainsaws |   Rod's Woodshop  |  Home

How To Make A Corn Hole Game
How To Make A Bean Bag Toss Game

Check Out The Plans Below!

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!

Click on image for larger view

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.

More FREE Plans!
Picnic Table Plans
Gun Rack Plans
Bookcase Plans
Bird Feeder

Get This Free Rockler Catalog!
Hard-to-find items & Rockler Exclusive items for the home and the shop!
Table-levelers, custom blades, hardware, and tools - a great resource!


Free Bean Bag Game Plans by: