Compass Rose Cribbage

I got a request the other day to create a template for a State of Iowa shaped cribbage board. When I was done with that, but still in Illustrator mode, I whipped up a circular template as well. I decided to combine that with my compass rose design, and here is the result. 3 layers. 2 cherry plywood, and clear acrylic.

FYI: Laser cutting cribbage board peg holes is a mess and many nips fall through the crumb tray.

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Oh my! That is beautiful!

I love how you layered the different components! So elegant!

Is the bottom enclosed in acrylic also?

[Edit] Re-reading your post, I see the acrylic is just on top. So it is open on the bottom?

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Your creativity is inspiring @pubultrastar !

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Bottom is medium :proofgrade: Cherry ply, middle is :proofgrade: Thick clear acrylic, and top is 1.4" cherry plywood. Rubber feet also on bottom to prevent slippage.

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Yup, rubber feet to elevate and prevent slipping.

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That is beautiful.

I love how the light from the holes escapes out the sides of the acrylic.

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This might just be my new favorite project that you’ve made. Hard to replace all those dodecs but this did it!

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That’s really beautiful and evocative!

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Nice work man, and that side detail is :kissing_heart:

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That’s a work of art! Beautiful.

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I like this. if you look on the cnc Facebook forums, there are several .svg files for cribbage boards if you want to save some time and work vis-a-vis the hole placement.

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I actually enjoy doing design work in Illustrator, and then I can sell the templates as well.

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i actually meant just the shapes and hole placements. those are pretty standard. just saves some time doing the scut work. your design is what makes it great from good.

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This is really gorgeous! Love the addition of the acrylic.

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Really a lovely piece! It could inspire one to take up cribbage.

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Very nice!

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I don’t know thing one about cribbage, but this design is so compelling. Very satisfying just to look at even without knowing what it’s for.

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Amazing! And I’ve never played cribbage.

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Cribbage is a great card game for kids too, because it requires counting and math. I played with my grandpa and dad when I was a kid, and still enjoy it!

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This is gorgeous! You mention selling the file. Is it for sale, I’d love to make this?

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