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Has anyone out there built cornhole boards with their Kreg? I am using 2x4 and 1/2 plywood but no matter what jig and collar settings I test on it either doesn't bite enough or the screws poke through. Any ideas or help would be appreciated. I tried using the below chart which said to use a 1-1/8 jig setting with 1-1/4 screws but that isn't working out.

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Dan,

I'd suggest affixing the 1/2" material to the 2x material vs

the 2x material to the 1/2" material.

Suggest do a search of previous posts---

enter "cornhole" in the search field, located in the upper RH corner of the page.

Perhaps others have had a similar issue, and

you may find your answer somewhere within.

Instead of 1/2" plywood, I'd suggest using 3/4".  I've played on 1/2" boards and the bags tend to bounce.  The 1/2" has more trampoline effect than thicker 3/4" boards.  On the thicker boards, the bags land, then slide.

Thanks, I'll keep looking in previous posts. I built my set out of 1/2" plywood 2x4 and countersinking. Now that I have the kreg I want to figure it out, but no luck so far.



Dan S said:

Thanks, I'll keep looking in previous posts. I built my set out of 1/2" plywood 2x4 and countersinking. Now that I have the kreg I want to figure it out, but no luck so far.

I built some boards with 1/2" plywood and 1 x 4 mahogany frames with 3/8" x 1/2" rabbets in the 1 x 4's. I put another 1 x 4 support under the plywood at the  mid point to eliminate bounce. That reduces the weight considerably compared to 2 x 4's and 3/4 plywood.

Still haven't had any luck with te original question of putting the 1/2 plywood on the 2x4 frame. Lots of testing and frustration.

1) Do you use a router table to cut the rabbet joints?

2) once you set the plywood into the frame how do you secure it into the frame?

Thanks in advance

Richard Smith said:

I built some boards with 1/2" plywood and 1 x 4 mahogany frames with 3/8" x 1/2" rabbets in the 1 x 4's. I put another 1 x 4 support under the plywood at the  mid point to eliminate bounce. That reduces the weight considerably compared to 2 x 4's and 3/4 plywood.

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