Make A Connect Four Game
Make a connect four game is article about For Fun bookmarked by benjamin with ID 1982211255 was uploaded on 10-04-2019 and has been viewed 389,589 times.
I've been fussing with this project for a week now, trying to come up with a good way to pull it off and a design that was simple enough to actually make sense.Sadly, I had ignored the most crucial part — wood choice.
I began cutting wood yesterday.I wanted the game to be lightweight so I pulled out some quarter inch scrap plywood from my stock.I was a bit worried that the plywood may not be able to withstand the boring of 42 holes.
Well, it wasn't.The top layer of veneer peeled off almost every hole.I thought I could correct the problem by sloshing on a bunch of wood filler into the torn areas.Damn.This is a lesson in doing things right the first time.
This morning I went over to the lumber yard and picked up a sheet of MDF.It cost $21, but I have tons left to use for future projects.It worked like a dream.So woodworking purists, this project will make you cringe.
It's made completely with manufactured wood.Horrors.I gotta tell you, I have become an MDF convert.Look, if you are building something utilitarian — something that you'll slap a coat of paint on...