Push ‘Em

Game Rules

Player pushes three plastic chips, one at a time, down an alley to land in a target hole. Player wins if at least one of the chips lands in the target.

Game Description

The base of this game is 3/4″ plywood, measuring 48″ long and 19.5″ wide.
The sides of the game are made of two boards, as illustrated in the 4th picture below.
The two side boards at the back are made of pine and measure 5.5″ high and 12.75″ long. The other two side boards measure 3.5″ high, and 34.75″ long.
All of the side boards have cut corners, as illustrated in the 4th picture.
The back board is also made of pine, and measures 7″ high and 19.5″ long. The top two corners are cut down, as best illustrated in the third picture.
There is an additional sheet of 1/2″ plywood on the base measuring 44.5″ long and 16″ wide. This is the board that the chips slide on. This board is placed in the middle of the base board and right up to the front.
There are three 2″ circular holes cut into the sliding board, as seen in the third picture.
The two alleys on either side of the sliding board measure about 1.5″ wide.
The front edge piece (2nd picture) measures 1.25 x 1.25″.
The chips used in this game came from a poker set, and are 1.5″ in diameter.

Material List

  • 48″ x 19.5″ plywood, measuring 3/4″ thick
  • 44.5″ x 16″ plywood, 1/2″ thick
  • 6″ pine board, measuring 26″ long
  • 4″ pine board, measuring 70″ long
  • 8″ pine board, measuring 19.5″ long
  • 1.25 x 1.25 pine board, measuring 24″ long
  • Drill bit that cuts 2″ holes (usually called a hole saw)
  • Paint as needed
  • 3 poker chips


Carnival Games

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