Build your own Cornholes
We are already well into football season and enjoying the crisp autumn weather. It’s the perfect time to head outside and play some fun games one of our favorites is cornhole. Perfect game to enjoy with friends and they are really easy to make! You can even customize them for any team, or event if you want.
►2 – 24 in. x 48 in. of 1/2 in. – 1 in. Plywood
►3 – 10ft 3×1
►1 3/4 in. Outdoor Screws
►Bolt and Wing Nut
1. Take the 3×1 boards and cut 4 pieces at 48 in. and 4 pieces at 22.5 in. for the frame. create 2 rectangles with the piece and screw together
2. Place the plywood over the frames you just made and screw them together. sink the screws in slightly deeper so you can over with wood filler
3. Now you are going to make the legs. Cut 4 pieces of 1x4s at 14 1/2 in. With one side of each piece at a 45 degree angle and the other side round the end.
4. Lay the box upside down and place a leg against one of the top corners with rounded side in the corner then clamp into place. Mark in the center of the leg inside the round side and drill a 1/2 in. hole through the side of the box and through the leg. Repeat for each leg
5. Take the bolt run it through holes you just drilled then use the wind nut to hold it in place
6. Measure 9 in. from the top and 12 in. from the side to find the center of the hole and mark it. The hole will have a 6 in. diameter, use a compass to make a perfect circle around your center mark. use a drill to make a hole and a jig saw to cut out the circle.
7. Sand the piece smooth
8. You can now paint, or stain your project! Get creative, place your teams logo on the front! perfect for tailgating or just in the back yard!
(If you are not handy with a sewing machine you can easily order these online)
►1 Yard Canvas Material in 2 Different Colors
►8 lbs Corn or Rice
1. Take your fabric and cut 8 – 7in. x 7in. squares from each color fabric
2. Take two squares of the same color fabric and sew around a 1/2 in. from the edge leaving a 3 in. opening on one side
3. Sew a second stitch next the the first one about 1/4 in. from the edge still leaving the 3 in. opening
4. Flip the bags right side out and use a funnel to fill the each bag with a pound of rice or corn
5. Fold opening fabric in and sew closed