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Conquer Your Lawn: Build Your Own Minecraft Themed Kubb Game

Doug Vander Meulen, Web Developer, Designer, Printer

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12 Lessons (52m)
    • 1. Introduction

    • 2. Cut the Wood

    • 3. Sand the Wood

    • 4. Prime the Wood

    • 5. Paint the Bad Guys

    • 6. Paint the Good Guys

    • 7. Paint the Batons

    • 8. Paint the Enderman

    • 9. Add the Polyurethane

    • 10. How to Play Kubb

    • 11. Conclusion

    • 12. Bonus: Finished Kubb Blocks


About This Class

Some games are meant to be played outdoors.  Take Minecraft outside by painting Steve, Alex and the rest of the Minecraft crew as blocks for the traditional Swedish lawn game of Kubb!

My name is Doug and I love creating things and playing games outside.  I was introduced to Kubb a few years back, and I was instantly hooked. Kubb takes the enjoyment of games like horseshoes or cornhole and allows you to play with teams of as many people as you want.  My family and I added the creative twist of theming our Kubb blocks as characters from the game Minecraft.  

In this class you will learn:

  • The materials needed to create a Minecraft Kubb set.
  • The process of cutting and sanding the wood.
  • How to prime and paint the Minecraft characters with a unique “pixel” approach.
  • How to finish the blocks by adding coats of polyurethane.
  • The rules of how to play Kubb and conquer your lawn!

By the end of the class you will have your own Minecraft Kubb set and the knowledge to begin taking down your opponents.  This class is perfect for those looking to flex there crafting muscles with some beginning woodworking and painting, or those looking to enjoy the outdoors more by creating a stylish lawn game. 

If you have any questions along the way leave a comment or contact me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

Character Designs:

Download the Minecraft character block designs

Examples of Kubb Rules:


1. Introduction: My calf coop is a traditional outdoor Swedish long game. If you enjoy games like cornhole or bags or latter ball, you will love Coupe is you can play with two teams of 2 to 6 people each. My kids and I added an extra twist by decorating the coup blocks as Minecraft characters. In this class, we will show you how to create the game by cutting and sanding the blocks well, then go through the process of how to paint the Minecraft characters and protect them with polyurethane. Finally, we'll go over the rules and show you how to play coupe. This is a perfect class for someone that's looking to do a craft, do some beginning to intermediate would workings and painting some polyurethane while at the same time creaming a fun game to enjoy with your friends and family. I love being outside. I love playing games, and I love playing games outside. This project was a perfect opportunity to create something with my family that we can enjoy together outside, as well as giving it the fun twist of having Minecraft characters join us in the Minecraft Coop Fund. 2. Cut the Wood: For this step, you will need a seven foot, 1.5 inch wide piece of dowel. An eight foot four by four piece of cedar untreated. Ah, miter Saw or any other type of saw will work as well. Safety goggles. A tape measure plan. A pencil picked up our two pieces of wood. We have a four back for piece of cedar here. And then this is just a curtain rod or hand railed 1.5 inches and we cut this to seven feet and we have the cedar piece at eight feet. Now we're gonna measure out our pieces and then cut it on the miter saw. We're very first piece we're gonna cut is the king piece. That's gonna be 16 inches. You measure appear at the top. My assistant Kaylan is gonna measure it that they want to put a mark on the top there as well. And that will do it right down here is well at the bottom. Did understand too. All right, so we're ready for our first cut. We have our miter saw set up since I don't really have a sawhorses, anything. I just put a little two by four down there, little scrap pieces of wood to keep the this long, eight foot piece level. And now another note. I also haven't lined up so that the saw is on the outside of our line that we wrote here. And that's just because there is some thickness to the saw. And if we had that right on the line or on the inside of line, we're not getting our 16 inches now. Of course, this is a long game. Not terribly important, but that's just a little hint to keep it exactly 16 inches. The set of your miter saw before you start cutting. Make sure you have it set to zero for the blade as well. A zero for the tilt. So you have a nice 90 degree angle cut at my saying. Safety goggles on. We're ready to go. I want to come over here on the side. Yeah, I'll get there first. Cut underway here. Way. Go. Now we have our king. We need to measure out our 12 blocks. Since this is gonna be a lot of cuts, we're gonna go ahead and do all of our lines here so we can just use a song in buzz term real quick. We're going to go to six and an eighth here. That's going to leave us a little bit of room for the saw blade and then just keep on going down line. So if Kayla wants to put a little mark there, I hear the 1st 1 You re do another six underneath again. Always perfect, right. To make our lines nice and straight, we added the square on just kind of kailyn Make the line at each mark Me put nice way. Perfect. Now we got our lines were ready to start. These cuts were going to be doing on the inside since we accounted for that eighth inch when we measured for the blade. And I'm gonna have can help out with this one. And just also make sure you're wearing your safety goggles. There's no chords in the way or anything like that and counts gonna keep her hands out of light. So what, you stand up feelings told this one down in the other one. Wait right now we're onto the batons. We have our seven foot del. That's 1.5 inches. This is usually the largest sized ally could find at Home Depot. I feel like it's a good size. Now. You might look online and see Coop instructions that say, Make your batons 12 inches. I've found that it making him a little longer makes him a little easier. Especially if you're trying to make them kid friendly. But you could do 12. 14. Doesn't really matter. Seven feet. We're gonna cut this into six Baton. So that means 14 inches for our cuts. So we're going to start by misery. Niece Mark that at 14. Cannon Perfect. You another one? No, I Since I cut this exactly at seven feet, we're just gonna do the strait of 14 inches and let the blade kind of go in the middle. Have the line this time in this last one, we don't need a line because it should be 14 inches. Perfect. Now we're ready to cut way. Have our six batons. Now that we have our blocks and our batons all cut, ready to go. The next step is standing them. They're smooth and we're ready. Teoh. Paint them after we have the moral standard 3. Sand the Wood: For this step, you will need your coup pieces, smooth and coarse sandpaper and the help of Children. Now that we have our blocks cut their batons cut, it's time to stand it so it's ready for painting. We want to make sure we get the edges, the corners, the ends. Make sure it's nice and smooth. So it's easy to paint and also that it would be nice to play with when it's time to play. Coop. Want to start sanding with a really course rough sandpaper to get all the big pieces off, then go back with a smoother sandpaper. They'll make your wood nice and smooth. Seems finished, ready for painting. And it's really important at this face that enlists the help of some kids to help Santa me of Skylar here. All right, so we just want to work on getting the corners here like I take my rough sandpaper start going on the corners. How are you doing on yours? Way go. So we'll check back in once we have a little some more progress on sanding the ads of our coup pieces. Skylar were using the coarse sandpaper to get the edges out for coup really is using the rough sandpaper as well to get the edges of the ponds nice and soft. So I've been working on this piece. I'll show you before you can see here. Edges all kind of chewed up. It's pretty rough here. So this is a before shot. Now I've been working on this one. We have a lot of the edges in the corner. Smooth. This is going to be nice. Ready to go. So I've got the course paper done. Now I'm gonna take my smoother sandpaper Just started. Kind of just doing a once over to make sure this is smooth. As you can see, we did the same thing and before and after a year. He's kind before on the batons after the edges are nice and rounded, smooth, finished with the smooth sandpaper. Got all the edges. Everything nice and smooth, ready to be painted Now it's pretty much rinse and repeat for all the other pieces you might just want at the end. Take a damp rag and kind of wipe off any excess sawdust. And then what's that? Dries? You know, I get too wet, but once that's trying, it's ready to be painted and we're onto the next step 4. Prime the Wood: For this step, you'll need the coup pieces, paintbrushes, paint a hammer, nails and scrap cardboard. All right. Our coup blocks are all sanded. They've been wiped down there, ready to go. So we're onto the next step of painting. Now it's a Menards, and I picked up some paint samples. These are eight ounces of paint. We got seven colors, and these were about three bucks each. So I got the colors in a way that we can either make them later or darker with a black or a white. I got a larger court of weight and in order to kind of put a first coat armies of white, a primer, if you will, so that our colors once we had, um, there'll be nice and bright, and the end goal is I want these two look really bright and crisp. Another note is the's samples came in eggshell, so I made sure that my Court of White also was eggshell just so that the the finish on all the paints will be similar. Get started with our primate. Before we get a color on. I'm gonna take one of our blocks and given nail. You got a pretty thick nail here. You can see and I'm gonna find kind of center of my block. And the reason I am adding this now I want to get it in Not too far, but enough that it's going to stay on this nail. And the reason I'm mad in this is that we're gonna paint this top part the sides and then leave the bottom unpainted. As you can see here, I've started prime in a few of these, and I left the bottom unpainted so that it can dry once that's dry it can that flip it over , paint the underside and laid it on the side. This way it will hopefully be the fastest way to get all the primer on Wait for that to dry , do the bottom and then we're on to the color face. So I'm just gonna take my white paint a little bit on the end of my brush. We're just gonna coat over sides in the top. A nice coat of white here. So I've got a not here on the side. I'm gonna He's the edge of my brush. Should get in there as much weight as I can kind of cover that up. So be easier next time when we're adding the color to this piece. I also had to do that here on the top, where we have a little some holes from where the block was cut. Trying to get down in there. Could it all Nice. One solid color weight. Okay, We got all the paint on here pretty well. You might want to just do it. Once over, make sure that there's not a drips that's nice and smooth. I think we're looking pretty good. And then just set it over with some. I have some scrap cardboard use paper, whatever. We have just to let him drive. Now I'm going to keep going and finished climbing the rest of the blocks as well as the batons. The five sides of this that we painted our dry. Now we can go ahead and beat the bottom of this like so and then we can just rested on the side since it's dry and then this one will be all print. This is another opportunity just to make sure do it once over, See if there's any spots we missed or didn't get a very good cover on course. You just need to leave one side that's completely dry in orderto place. It drowned for the final Dry. As you can see, we've done prime. You don't know the blocks and the batons. Once this is dry, we're ready to start adding our color. 5. Paint the Bad Guys: for this step, you'll need the coup pieces, paintbrushes, paint and scrap cardboard. We finished all the prime ing. Everything is got a nice coat of weight on it and we're ready to add our colors. Come over here. I'll show you the seven colors that we picked out. We've got green, pink, orange, brown, blue, yellow and black. And we try to get pretty primary colors. The pink is a little softer. It's gonna be the color of the pig. So start off. We're gonna have six bad guys and six good guys and our king for our six bad guys we're going to do to Creepers we're gonna do to zombies gassed and a skeleton for the zombies and the creepers. We're just gonna paint those straight green color And then for the gassed and the skeleton , we're going to just do another coat of white to get those nights of white. So I'm gonna have the kids help me out. We're going to get those base coats done. Once the base coats are done, we'll go back and add our pixel, uh, detail. So guys are in a sense, this is not a job. Is your brush green that they expect. We're gonna put two layers, greens dried. We're ready to work on the first of our bad guys. It's gonna be a creeper. I made a grid to show us where we're going to do the design for the creepers and the other bad guys. But here for the creeper first I didn't eat by eight. Grid is that seems to be similar to what the actual my craft characters do. Now, we could take our ruler and actually put it eight by eight, grid on here. But that's gonna be a lot of lines. Could be a lot of a racing. It's not gonna look very good. So my idea waas to make a little square like this. Now if we measured this across, this is 3.5 inches across. That divided by eight is 7/16 of a niche. And as you can see it in this ruler here, there's 16 little ticks between the first inch marker Here. Sophie counted it down to seven. It's right around here. So So this little square I cut out of some cardboard and it is three 7/16 of image and then cut out the center. So this is its size of one mind craft pixel. We're going to use this to measure from the edges. Where are pixels? They're going to go. So let me show you how this works for our creeper. We know the 1st 4 black grade here is two down, one over. So what I can do is that I put here this up here in the corner. I know it's going to be two down, one over. So here is gonna be the start of that grid. Now you can go back here. It's gonna be this far down on them, using the edge to kind of light it up and sit down. I've got the top of my eye and I'll keep going around here to create the rest of our grade , and then we can go and color in the way we got our basic face for the creeper. Now we can fill us in with black pink for our zombie. We're gonna actually have two colors. We're gonna have black for the eyes, and then we'll mix a little bit of black with the green to kind of make a olive a little bit off green. That's gonna be the hair. The nose in a little bit of the body at the bottom here will be painting blue for this shirt, just kind of the bottom part of the shirt. And then the body will show through. They're so I'm going to use the same grid process that we used for the creeper and start just mapping out my different pixels Here, there we have. We will do the hair, the darker grain eyes black of the start gathering here in the dark green here, and that is our zombie pattern. Here is our pattern for the skeleton. Fairly easy. We're gonna make the eyes and the mouth kind of a dark grey by mixing the black and the white a little bit. And then the nose will be just a lighter grey. So makes it a little bit more white in the black or vice versa. I messed up a little bit here, but of course we'll be covering that with paint. But here is our kind of simple pattern for the Minecraft skeleton. We're on to the last of our bad guy templates and this is the gassed, and we chose to do two creepers to zombies, One skeleton in the gassed. But of course, if the gas happens to be your favorite, or maybe the skeleton or whatever you could do, how whatever combo you want, But for us, that's kind of the ones we wanted the most of. So here is the gas. We're gonna be doing the eyes in the mouth black and then the under eyes in the side of the eyes here, just one of the lighter grays that we used here on the skeleton Teoh kind of offset for the design of the guest way. That's our template for the guest. We have the bad guys all painted. I'm gonna go through what we did. Some things we've learned along the way hopefully will help you out here is our zombie. We painted the pattern that we drew on, and we added a hair as well as a T shirt and for this color, this kind of darker green, we just makes the screen with some black. We might have got a little too dark here, but I think it still works. We use that for the nose and also this undershirt kind of his chin area and then used blue down here for the bottom. Hello around. Helpful hint. On this I thought it be easier to paint this completely green and then at all of our other paint on top this blue. This is like three coats of blue there still some green that's kind of shining through. So I would definitely recommend finding where the edge of your faces eight pixels down here , drawing a line around only paint in this cream, maybe even keeping this top of painted on Lee the screen part as well as his blue. And I think it'll save you a lot of time and you'll at the paint three coats of blue on here like we did now onto the creeper. This one was obviously pretty simple, since we just had the template that we made of the face. And then I went in and took our little template that we made and just painted some pixels here to kind of give it that pixelated look to get this color, we used some white and just mixed it with the grayness to give it a little bit off color. I didn't want it. They just wanted it to be pretty subtle, but to give it that kind of Minecraft pixelated look added about three of the sides and five year on the front. Some techniques Theo to paint these on with. Obviously, you can use this to drop and, you know, draw it out and then going to paint it. Have also did used our sponge brush, got a little bit of paint on here and just kind of dabbed it in here. That works fairly well, but didn't give the nice pixelated edges. So what I ended up doing is using my brush and just paint using this as a template to put the pain which worth investigating the nice square pixel. Look now, when I was having the kids help me paint this, some of these lines might have gotten a little blurry or a little bubble ists on some sides . So what you can do after that? Since I'm a little perfectionist, I decided just to go back over that with Green, and that helped kind of define these lines and make a nice and sharp again. This is a long game fun. It shouldn't be too perfectionists about it, but I thought that could have helped Elise Squares kind of maintain more of a square shape . It's difficult to get those lines exactly straight some of the time, So I feel pretty go back over on with the base color that really helps all these things light up nice and tight onto the gas. This was a lot of adding these lines, some pixels with a lighter gray color. We obviously filled in the template that we drew, and then I added some more of these shapes here on the top. This one probably took the most amount of time because I was going back in trying to make these lions nice and straight. Our last by a bad guy is the skeleton lessons learned from the skeleton. I think looking at pictures online, I would have probably done this with a light gray first set of the base white and then maybe add some white accents. We added some pixelated shapes around here on the front, and what I did for this one is I made a template that's a little larger than my other one that has four pixels here in the center. To get some of these kind of larger shapes, just add some more texture without having to do tons and tons of pixels. I just wanted it to be subtle, but still look like the skeleton. So that's what we have for a skeleton. As you can see, I left the nails in. This is important because we have one last step, the finishes off. We're gonna be adding a Paul your thing coat on here. So I'm keeping the nails in for that last step. That's it for all of our bad guys where you put these guys aside and start working on our sixth gets. 6. Paint the Good Guys: for this step, you'll need the coup pieces, paintbrushes, paint and scrap cardboard. We're now ready to move on to our good guys. Where are good guys? We're gonna do Steve. Alex Wolf, A pig. A cow in the nacelle. It that's something we learned to do. The bad guys is there's gonna be a lot of different colors for Stephen, Alex. So instead of painting them the base color like the other animals, I just left them white so that we don't They paint a lot of colors over over the base color . But for the animals, since the pig is mostly gonna be pink, I made the pig pig. We did a basic color brown for the count yellow for the oscillate and gray for the wolf. So I got my block for Steve. I'm going to start with my tool that I made It began to trace out where would be painting on his space here in front of the block. Now I've got my template ready for Steve. I'm also going to be adding some of the sides for his hair, it stuff like that. But this will give us a good placement to get started on his face. Next up is Alex. We've got here for Alex. We've also got her here. That comes but below her face, as well as her neckline and her shirt there that I'm gonna block out as well. Now you got a template ready for Alex. Now we have the design for the wolf. We got the eyes snout in the mouth. Pretty straightforward. There's the outline for the wolf. Some of the lines are a little off, but I can fix that. Once we paint it in. We're now on to the pig Pig just has the snout in two eyeballs. Pretty simple. We'll be adding some light pink kind of picks, elation, effects to kind of give it some more texture. So it's not too simple. Here's the outline for pig. Our cow is probably our most intricate design here. We've got lots of different squares for the snout. He's got some hair coming down. He's got eyebrows on there, so this is gonna be some work to fill in all these little cubes. But hopefully we'll get a nice looking cow. What's very completed? The outline in the painting might be hard to make this out We got all our lines here for the cow, definitely going to be a lot of squares to fill in, but I think I look nice once it's done, our final good guys, that also lot it will be at, in his eyes, a nose in this kind of the mouth snout area following the pattern here. That's our pattern for the US a lot. Here's some progress I've got on Steve and using some different colors. They used brown for the hair. I added brown in a little bit of white to kind of make a later brown for his nose brown for his mouth. And then I got even lighter and with brown and white for his skin color. I use the same skin color for the US a lot of the muzzle here for the ocelot and for the wolf, and then use that same light brown for the side of the wolf. There, I'm going to use the same skin color for Alex and just add it with a little bit more white because she's a little paler than Alex's. But there is some progress so far on the good guys. We have finished painting the good guys, so I'm gonna show you how they turned out. First, we have Steve Steve's guys blue shirt, took brown and mixed it with white to kind of make his skin tone. Had the brown for his hair, his mouth just a little bit of discoloration with the white in the brown to make his nose just a little bit different color. Of course, wait for is eyes and blue for his eyes as well. So you can see we got Steve here. Did it was stepped down with us and pixels to make his hairline, and Steve is looking good. Next we have Alex same color skin, actually think I put a little bit more white, so it's a little lighter than Steve's. Color we have. Is her orange hair coming down Green makes some green with black to kind of do the color for her shirt, green for the eyes, pink for the mouth, white for the outside of the eyes as well. So there we have folks. Next up, we have the wolf. Wolf has a great body. We have different shades of brown that we've been using for Alex and Steve here for the snout of the wolf, a little bit darker, grey for the mouth and the nose in the white black for the eyes of the top. I have darker grey for the years of the wolf. A little different gray here is well for pixels along the outside of the wolf to give it some texture. So there is our wolf. Next we have the pig Pig is pink, obviously did a little bit, uh, pink and just a little bit of white to give these, like little pixels, give the pixelated look black and white for the nostrils and for the I. And then I cheated a little bit. I got a different color pig for out of my daughter's paint. Sent for the ears just cause that wasn't able to mix anything to get this kind of hot pinker just a little bit darker, deeper pink for the ears. It's pretty simple, but definitely could tell that it is a my craft pig. Next up, we have the US elit us. Let's got the yellow body. We have the tan kind of brown for a snout, a little bit darker gray for his nose, green and white of the eyes And then I had the brown and then a brown with mixed with white . I actually think it makes the brown with, like, a little bit of yellow to get this kind of tan color so you can experiment kind of try to get an off brown for the spots. Of course, I got a lot of spots here for the oscillate that kind of give it that texture. That is what we have for the Ostling, lest the good guys is the cow cows got the brown bodies, got lots of different colors of the gray that we've been using on the wolf different of the characters here to get like, great dark grey and then black for the nostrils, for the eyes, darker grey here for kind of horns. And we've got pink here for the years of the couch. You can see it different pixel shapes using the larger pixel to give the cow pixelated texture. And of course, kind of the more intricate design here for the cow. So that matches the Minecraft cow. That is the count in the last of our good guys. Now that we're done with, our good guys were onto the last character to paint the king for our troops set the Internet 7. Paint the Batons: for this step, you'll need the coup pieces. Paintbrushes, paint and scrap cardboard for our batons were going to be painting Minecraft torches. So we decided as a team, we're going to measure about an inch and 1/2 down on here from the top of our baton Mark, a little line. And this part of the baton is good. Jerry Brown in this part, we're going to paint white squares or the squares in yellow squares. So I'm gonna take this other early here and just wrap it around this whole helpless kind of even line all the way around. So once I get this here now, I can hold on to this end because we're painting that after the brown dries my brush, kill brown paint and start painting the top of the baton room. All right, Our batons were torches here that we have. The brown is finished drying, and we added the top flame of our torch on the ends. We just painted a completely yellow and then I did kind of a checkered pixel pattern here on the torch. Now again to review. We left an inch and 1/2 here of the top and then each of these pixels and it about halfway up there and then did one in 2/16 for each have these little squares. As you can see, I left this white and then alternated some yellow and maybe one warned. So I put two things of Warren. Just kind of wanted. It's subtle, pixelated. Look, when I finished this, the white stood out a lot. So what I did is took my brush that had some yellow paint on it, got wet and then just kind of did a wash over the complete top of the torches. You can see a Minecraft that top of the torches kind of pixelated with yellow, orange and white, and someone to kind of try to mimic that with our home porches. And so that's what we did for all of our batons. And these are ready for the next step to get the ball year thing up and then they'll be ready to play with 8. Paint the Enderman: For this step, you'll need the coup pieces, paintbrushes, paint and scrap cardboard. How I painted the eyes. I went about six of the pixels down. So this is the start of the seventh pixel here. And it's about two, maybe 2.5 pixels over. I just want to kind of get him even of the sides with a little bit here. In between, I cheated. I used a different color pink. It took a lot of coats of pink to get this nice and bright here, but the pink that we're using for the pig and some of the other characters just a little too light. So I wanted these to really stand out against the black. So this is more of a hot pink. This is about two coats of the black honor in German here, And as you can see, there still some spots that are not quite filled in the black takes a little while to get it nice and solid color. So I'm going to do one more coat of black on this and then going to draw some dark gray kind of pixels like we've done and some of the other characters to kind of give some texture. But here is progress so far on our king. The wonderment I finished adding the accents to the intermittent have actually added a first code of Paul Your thing. I just want to show you kind of where I put the different pixels. So here in the front, we have, ah, three of the grey pixels and then on each of the sides, I did about five. Just kind of in a random pattern, you know, grouping some kind of spacing it out. And here, this is the back and then the other side as well, and then finally have added a three of the top. So that is a render men are you have, Ah, the first code, Upali. Everything here on the top, um, again, did the polyurethane with it laying flat like this so that the party your thing drives nice and flat. There's no drips. And yes. So once we add the rest of the party, your thing, this piece will be done. And that will complete all of our pieces 9. Add the Polyurethane: For this step, you'll need the coup pieces, paintbrushes, polyurethane, sandpaper and scrap cardboard. All of our coup pieces air painted. We're onto the very last step adding the polyurethane. Now, the reason wanted to do this is that we spent so much time painting these and the coup pieces they're gonna be knocking up against each other. I don't know the pain to come off. So I need this layer. Paul, your things should give it a nice coat of kind of shiny nous and protection. Teoh, keep our coop eases. Nice start by taking up all the nails out of our groupies. So grab a hammer and just kind of lately take the Naylor should come out pretty easily We don't want to do is kind of get any of your hammer marks of a coup pieces because again, they're all nice and painted Ready to go. So we're gonna start at in support of your things or pick here. We got a triple thick polyurethane here, and it's gonna look kind of like glue. I've got a disposable knife. You can use a mixer whatever you need. They say not the shake it, but just to stir it. So you just heard up and I've got a nylon brush, I think, at the end here, Mr at the top. Nice, thick codes. Well, probably too, is come back after this is Dr and had a second coat. But we wanted to make sure we get a nice that code here for our first coat. Before you do this, you also want to make sure you wipe down the CU pieces. Make sure there's no duster anything. I'll them saying that you get a nice clear coat of polyurethane just going over this, making sure there's not anything that's going to be dripping. There we go. So we have our pig code it. We're gonna but this dry come back to it and then maybe have a second coat. Our first coat of polyurethane is dried, and there's some that turned out. Well, this one. There's a couple of places where I think I added too much. Polly your things. You can see some cracks here. There's some parts that didn't quite fell in. Also down near the bottom. There's some drips, some not exactly thrilled about how it's turned out, but I can definitely see what I want. Is faras having a nice kind of shiny even coat on this? So before adding a second coat, I am going to take some might sandpaper like so this is 2 20 kind of the lightest sand paper I could find. You think a block? My block is pretty big here, as you can see that basically just want something Teoh. Keep the sandpaper levels so that as I'm sanding this, it's going to stay nice. And even I don't want just to be using something like a squishy sand like like this, cause then it can go with all of our cracks and bumps. So I'm just gonna kind of do a quick sweep on here. Part of this is that even out any of the bubbles that cracks those different things? I'm also kind of scuffing it up so that the second coat of Paul your thing has something to stick to. So once I do that on all the sides almost going to take a rag, maybe get look damp, just make sure I have all of the dust off that it's nice and clean. And then do my second coat of polyurethane, which I hope is going to kind of even it out. Give it more of that consistent look, and after that these should be complete. So I'm going to go away and sand and Paul your thing and then come back and show you the final product. We've just finished the second coat of polyurethane, and this coat added a lot of hardness and smoothness filled in a lot of kind of the blemishes from the first coat. Definitely recommended to go back over to do a second coat. Here's example. One I think turned out really nice. It's nice and smooth. You could see the shine on there like that. A couple things to keep in mind. You want to remember to pay the bottom as well as the top, the second coat as well. I painted it up like this so that it was nice and flat when it was drying so that dr Evenly so you can see here. We had a little casualty from the first coat where there was a lot of drip ege because I had painted him like this. I don't know why I thought that would work out well, but learn from my mistakes and paint it like this with surface up and that will get the coat of polyurethane nice and smooth and looking like this. Also, make sure to put plenty of coats on your baton, since they will be getting a lot of action hitting these cubes, make sure to get the ends now that our polyurethane is on, all of our pieces were ready to learn how to play kuhb. 10. How to Play Kubb: all of our coup pieces air finally done. They have all the polyurethane on Amar. Batons are done, or King is done. I picked up this carrying cases. A little crate that I got a Menards for 10 bucks fits everything perfectly. I got the batons in here. Three King just fits in nice and snug. So if you're able to find something like this, definitely be beneficial. I also picked up some of these steaks at minorities, just like normal tent stakes. And these were going to help us put out our field. A coupe field is played on an eight meter by five meter rectangle. We're gonna convert that two feet, so it's going to be 26 feet by 16 feet. Start by putting a stake here. You can use your king the kind of help you put the stake in. And then I'm gonna count out 13 steps here, put a middle steak and then another 13 state steps to do the other baseline, and that'll be our side that's 26 feet that way. And then they're gonna come back here and go 16 steps this way to do the other steak to make the other baseline. What? But once you have your field marked off place six coup blacks on each baseline, we're gonna call these the Baseline Koop's Place, the king in the center of the field. Next, make teams. Each team goes behind their baseline. Batons must be thrown underhand, only not side armed or overhead. To start the game. Each team throws one of the batons to see who can get closest to the King Theo team that's closest to the king without hitting. The King goes first for the first move, Team one tries to knock down team twos. Baseline coops. After Team one is used all of their batons. It's now team to Stern before team to can start throwing their batons. They need to take any baseline coops that team one knocked down and throw it over the center line on the team. One side. If the coup black happens to go out of bounds, they have one more chance to re throat. If it goes out of bounds to times, Team one then gets the place the coop wherever they want. If they place it around the King and needs to be a batons length away from the King. Team two now must hit any of the field coupes. The coup blocks they just throw over that were on team one side down first before they can attempt to hit Team one space line coops. Once team twos turn is over, any field coops left on team one side when it is their turn, they can then move up to the closest field coupe to the middle line to throw. Play continues until all field in baseline coops are knocked down on the opponent side one variant. If you knock down a field, KUB with another field kuhb, you can then stack them to make it easier to knock down. In order to win the game, you must knock down all the coup pieces on your opponent's side and then knocked down the king. If the king is knocked down beforehand, that team loses, and that's how you play kuhb. Check out the class description for a link to the official instructions 11. Conclusion: Thank you so much for taking this class were at the end. I hope you enjoy the process of creating these Minecraft coops. I hope you will have fun playing this game. Have some fierce coup battles with your friends, your family. Maybe your enemies gets a victories. I'd also like to thank my kids Brinley, Kalen, Skylar and Matthias. They were helping me along the process of cutting the blocks, painting the blocks, all the different steps. They were also most of my camera crew recording most of the video. So thank you, kids, for helping me get this done. A little lead with a couple things. In conclusion, if you check out the description of how to play kuhb you're going to notice that official coop instructions have Onley five blocks per team. And we made six that you might be like, Doug, why did we make six? I don't know. I can't remember why we made six, But just think of it as you have an extra one in case one of them gets sting Doubt Board. One of the characters really hates the pig. You could swap it out from a wolf you can play with six blocks you can play with five blocks. The games still gonna be pretty much the same. It might take a little bit longer with six blocks, but that's why that happened. I don't really know why it happened, but we created six blocks per team, and that's what we're gonna use. Also, some helpful hints. If you have the ability to get more paint samples at the beginning, it's a lot easier to have more paint than evident mix of pain. I just found that mixing the paint would even take a lot of pain to get the right color that I wanted or you would dry out before I got back to what I wanted to paint. So if you are going to be painting these, I recommend giving more paints to start off with another helpful hint. Make sure to pull your thing with everything flat. This will keep it from dripping. That was definitely something we learned that the polyurethane face. If you have any questions or comments, if you'll enjoy this class, do a review or leave the comments in the comments section, I'll be sure to get back to you. I hope you enjoyed conquering your lawn and thank you for taking this class 12. Bonus: Finished Kubb Blocks: okay?