Can Knocker

Game Rules

Player throws two balls at six cans, stacked in a pyramid shape. All cans knocked off the stand wins.

Game Description

The base of the game box is 24″ x 24″ and is made of 3/4″ plywood.
The two sides are also 24″ x 24″ and are made of 1/2″ plywood. The corners are cut off.

The back is 24″ high and 25.25″ wide and is made of 3/4″ plywood.

The top is rounded with a router.

The stand is 9.5″ in diameter and and is made of 3/4″ plywood.

A pipe flange is attached to the bottom of the stand and to the base.

A 4-inch pipe is ideal.

The 6 tin cans are stacked in a pyramid shape.

Material List

  • One 24″ x 24″ sheet of 3/4″ plywood
  • One 24″ x 25.24″ sheet of 3/4″ plywood
  • Two 24″ x 24″ sheets of 1/2″ plywood
  • One 24″ 2 x 2 board
  • One piece of 3/4″ plywood that is 9.5″ in diameter
  • A 1″ x 4″ galvanized pipe, with tread on both ends
  • Two 1″ pipe flanges
  • Both the pipe and flanges may be obtained at Home Depot or hardware stores
  • 6 tin cans from a carnival supply company
  • 3 wiffle balls or dense foam balls from a toy store
  • Paint as needed

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Hey Jack, Thanks so much.

My 7 year old daughter just climbed on my lap and we watched some of your videos together.

There are some games I know I could do in time for my son's birthday.

Love it!

Jill M