How Do You Build A Wood Basketball Backboard?
Basketball is a time honored, fun filled and athletic game. You can make your own backstop or backboard either as a replacement for a worn backboard or for the initial fun of the game. This backboard is sturdy and will endure hours of rugged basketball play. If you are moderately skilled in wood working, you can make this backboard. The backboard can be mounted on a pole, a prefabricated post or on a wall such as over a garage. Measure the 3/4″ plywood dimensions, 36″ by 54″. With pencil and the straight edge draw marking lines to create a 36″ by 54″ rectangle. Using the saw cut along each marked line. Paint the 36″ by 54″ board and let it dry overnight. Measure 18″ from each side of the backboard and mark at the 5″ from the bottom of the board. This will be the bottom corners of your shooting triangle Measure 18″ from each side of the backboard and mark at the 18″ from the bottom of the board. This will be the top corners of your shooting triangle Place orange tape on backboard from c