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Build a Shuffleboard Table

Since entertainment can be costly, many people seek ways to entertain themselves at home. For this reason, some persons may create home entertainment rooms or game rooms. A game room addition certain to provide hours of fun is a shuffleboard table. Shuffleboard is a fun game that consists of players pushing metal pucks along a smooth surface. The number of points scored depends on where the pucks lands. Although shuffleboard tables are available for purchase, some persons choose to build their own table. Information on how to build a shuffleboard table is readily available. You can purchase building plans online or from a recreational store.

If looking for plans on how to build a shuffleboard table, a few things must be considered beforehand. Shuffleboard construction times vary. Even if the building plans provide an estimated completion time, individual skill levels can shorten or increase the building time. On average, directions on how to build a shuffleboard table recommend allotting 30 hours for the construction of the frame and legs. The playing surface construction could take up to 15 hours. Finishing the frame and playing surface can take up to 16 hours. Lastly, final assembly of pieces can take 2 – 3 hours. While the construction time is lengthy, this is the perfect project for persons who enjoy a challenge.

When looking for information on how to build a shuffleboard table, it is important to consider the total cost of materials. Some construction kits come equipped with plans and materials. In this case, you can expect to pay $800 - $1,000 for the shuffleboard table. On the other hand, if you were to purchase materials separately, you could possibly save a few bucks. While thrifty, the latter approach might result in overlooking essential construction pieces, which could cause a flawed shuffleboard table.

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