Labrador Throwing Board
This is another one where I found an image online, then tried to reverse-engineer it based on some common sense and a tiny bit of knowledge. Note that the original image below shows some curves to the side and groove that I didn't try to replicate.
Wood, 14" x 3 1/2" x 3/4"
Dowel peg, 1/4" x 1"
- Cut out the rough shape.
- Drill the finger hole. It should be 7/8" in diameter, centered 3 1/2" in and 5/8" down from the upper left corner.
- Drill the thumb hole. It should be 1" in diameter, centered 2 5/8" in and 3/4" up from the lower left corner.
- Carve out the finger grips. Adjust them as necessary to make it comfortable for your hand.
- Carve the groove. It starts 2 3/4" in from the tip and is 1/4" wide. It is 1/8" deep for its entire length. From there it comes out and widens. The top edge (by the finger grips) is 1" down from the edge, and the groove is 1" wide at the end.
- Drill a 1/4" hole for the peg at the tip of the groove. Go about 1/2" deep and drill it at a 45 degree angle.
- Round off all edges and sand smooth.
- Round off one end of the dowel peg and glue the other end in place.
Original Image from the internet.
My Labrador Throwing Board
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