Wooden Game Table Plans

Wooden Game Table Plans

HD Download SD Download Nicole and I are big gamers, be they video, dice, cards or classic board games. So when I was tasked with building a new dining table I knew I wanted it to be multi-purpose, serving our needs for meals as well as gaming. And so was born the Gaming Dining Table. If you like what you see in this short video, detailed videos and plans are available for purchase in the Wood Whisperer Guild. A gaming table can go in many different directions depending on your personal preferences. With two young kids in the house and many years of abuse ahead of it, I knew my table needed to be a solid and durable dining table first and a functional gaming table second. We went through several versions before finally settling on the one you see here which we felt had a good balance of functionality, beauty, and sturdy construction. And by “we” I mean buddies and co-designers Aaron Marshall and Scott Seganti. While this video is intentionally fast-paced, the instructional videos found in the Guild will walk you through the entire process from lumber selection to finishing. For those who have no interest in the deep details, I hope this quick video inspires you to come up with your own design and build one for yourself.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

Now you can take that competitive spirit to tabletop heights with the TOH version, Ricochet, which employs an elastic band and a hollow-core door to transform the traditional playing surface into a challenging U shape. TOH’s game experts, aka Team Saturday, walk you through the steps in a video tutorial. Once the surface has been buffed and the bets are placed, you’ll wonder why this surprisingly rowdy game ever lost its luster.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

Maybe you’ve never visited the Shuffleboard Hall of Fame. And perhaps you didn’t know that the sport’s rankings once occupied as much space in New York’s morning papers as prize fighting and baseball. But surely you’ve enjoyed a match somewhere along the line and experienced the joy of knocking your opponent’s puck into oblivion. Now you can take that competitive spirit to tabletop heights with the TOH version, Ricochet, which employs an elastic band and a hollow-core door to transform the traditional playing surface into a challenging U shape. TOH’s game experts, aka Team Saturday, walk you through the steps in a video tutorial. Once the surface has been buffed and the bets are placed, you’ll wonder why this surprisingly rowdy game ever lost its luster.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

Although I have no intention of building this table, like every project coming out of the brilliant (and perhaps not so sane!) mind of Marc Spagnuolo, this project will give you tons of tips that are relevant to whatever project you will build. If you are looking to build a table, this is the build for you. The multiple techniques addressed in this series can be used in some shape or form independently of what you want your final table to look like. If you specifically want a gaming table, this table shows great accessories and a method to build more to suit your specific needs.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

I already have a decent dining table that my wife loves, and I don’t have any other space that’d fit a table like this, so I wasn’t sure if I’d get as much value out of this project. As usual, it turned out to be a fantastic project. Compared to some – like the Sculpted Rocker project – it’s fairly straight-forward, especially if you’re not planning on doing shop-sawn veneer. That said, there are a lot of little details I hadn’t considered, and it’s those little details that in my mind make the project worthwhile for anyone who’s considering building a similar kind of table. The result is beautiful, and as usual the instruction is clear, straight-forward, and easy to follow, and still more entertaining that almost any TV show or movie out there. Basically, if you’re considering building a gaming table of any sort – even if it’s not a dining table like this one – I’d consider this project money well spent.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

Gaming Dining Table 4.96 out of 5 based on 70 customer ratings (70 customer reviews) $100.00 We’ll build an elegant dining room table that contains storage as well as inserts featuring various surfaces that can be used for gaming, playing cards, puzzles, or family projects. The table will also feature some clever add-ons like cup holders and tablet supports. Even if you’re not into gaming, the table design will look good in anyone’s kitchen or dining room! The table measures 78″L x 38″ W x 31″ H. Add to cart Category: Finished Projects
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Wooden Game Table Plans

Although I have no intention of building this table, like every project coming out of the brilliant (and perhaps not so sane!) mind of Marc Spagnuolo, this project will give you tons of tips that are relevant to whatever project you will build. If you are looking to build a table, this is the build for you. The multiple techniques addressed in this series can be used in some shape or form independently of what you want your final table to look like. If you specifically want a gaming table, this table shows great accessories and a method to build more to suit your specific needs. Finally, although I would not qualify this as an entry level project (if build as per the series), Marc mentions various areas where the project could be simplified to suit your tool set or your skills.
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Wooden Game Table Plans

I originally got in to woodworking with the specific intent to build a gaming table when I felt my skills were good enough – sort of like a final senior project before graduating. While I’m not sure if I’m read yet, when this project appeared on the Guild it pushed me to “elevate my game” (as Marc likes to say) and I joined the Guild not long after. The table itself is amazing! I have a feeling this will soon be serious competition to the Roubo project for “most popular project”. Every step of the way, Marc explains the reasons behind his design decisions and also offers alternative methods for a lot of the techniques, which is extremely useful.
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The game dining table follows the same sequence as other guild builds: Introduction and design, preparing stock, dry fit following by multiple section glue ups, final fitting and finish. Additional discussion of veneering including vacuum press is part of this build. This build allows for full customization for size (I plan to make a coffee gaming table), accessories for the add on system and choice of wood as usual. Marc’s teaching and amicable style add to the build and make the process entertaining as well. I thoroughly enjoyed this project.
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I originally got in to woodworking with the specific intent to build a gaming table when I felt my skills were good enough – sort of like a final senior project before graduating. While I’m not sure if I’m read yet, when this project appeared on the Guild it pushed me to “elevate my game” (as Marc likes to say) and I joined the Guild not long after. The table itself is amazing! I have a feeling this will soon be serious competition to the Roubo project for “most popular project”. Every step of the way, Marc explains the reasons behind his design decisions and also offers alternative methods for a lot of the techniques, which is extremely useful. While there are a couple Guild projects I don’t intend on building, after seeing the level of detail Marc puts in to each project, I purchased a couple more because they used techniques and designs I was interested in learning for my other projects. I was also impressed with how he includes the members in the design discussion at the beginning of the project. Looking forward to the next project!
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In terms of size , it’s up to you. Our D&D group is going through Princes of the Apocalypse and the 40″ TV is plenty big enough to fit all but the largest rooms on-screen. What’s great about using software is that you can zoom out and see the whole map and then zoom back in at any time to the scale that you need. I’ve also been able to pull up scanned illustrations from the book to show players. I wish there was an option to get more of a square TV since the 16:9 ratio makes for a wide but short aspect. But it’s all good. If you go with a bigger TV, make sure it isn’t so wide that it won’t fit on a 48″ table. Or, conversely, it would be pretty easy to adjust the plans for a wider table to accommodate it.
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Nicole and I are big gamers, be they video, dice, cards or classic board games. So when I was tasked with building a new dining table I knew I wanted it to be multi-purpose, serving our needs for meals as well as gaming. And so was born the Gaming Dining Table. If you like what you see in this short video, detailed videos and plans are available for purchase in the Wood Whisperer Guild.