Go Outside And Play A Game

Reply Wed 18 Feb, 2009 07:29 am
Still having Scrabulous withdrawal pains? In need of a little sun? Perhaps you should do what Jane and Keith Crane did: build an 8-foot Scrabble board in your backyard.

The board was made from 225 pavers laid in a bed of sand. The bonus squares were then painted in the proper colors.

Letter tiles were made from craft-store wood plaques. During games, they are spread face down across the grass.

Shelves found a second life when they were reconfigured to make tile racks. Game pieces got a coat of polyurethane to protect them from the elements.

The size of the game means people have to get out of their seats to play.
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Bi-Polar Bear
Reply Wed 18 Feb, 2009 08:00 am
that is so cool...
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Reply Wed 18 Feb, 2009 08:16 am

Now I have an idea of what to do with all those wood scraps sitting around the warehouse!

There is a commuter train station here that has a word search stamped into the concrete. I've always wanted to try something like that but I'm not good enough with concrete.
Reply Wed 18 Feb, 2009 08:50 am
That is awesome. It does put some great ideas in my head too Boomer. OH...so many ideas...so little time.

Thanks for posting didge Wink
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Reply Wed 18 Feb, 2009 11:39 am
Nice! I might steal that idea, when it's time for me to have a house....

Reminds me of the public chess boards in Lindenhof Square in Z├╝rich:

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Reply Wed 27 Feb, 2013 08:40 am
Wow, this is a fun way to play Scrabble.
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