David A Sylvester
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A game I remember playing when I was a young boy, I wanted my children to have a chance to play a game you can’t find in a store any more. “Watch your fingers” so I made it close as I can recall it from this old brain of mine.

-- Daba

Great job, how does the game work? I have never seen or played this, can you give a quick run down of how to play? Thanks for sharing.

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Each game piece is worth points large ones are 25 medium are 10 small are 5. You load the game board by pulling the spring back and load in the dowel game pieces then let the spring push the pieces up tight to the end. To play each player tries to remove as many pieces as they can until the spring pressure moves all the remaining pieces forward, then it’s the next players turn. Pieces taken can be stored behind the spring line. It’s a lot of fun sometimes the pieces go flying up in the air.

-- Daba

Mechanical jenga! I love it!

-- Losing fingers since 1969

I remember having that game when I was a kid. Thanks for the memories

-- RFloydWright

Never saw it so its very cool to see games you cant find any more. I don’t know why they have to stop making unique games

-- Jeff Vandenberg aka "Woodsconsin"

That looks fun, to plan and make.

Little ones should watch there fingers when it goes kaboom.

-- Daba

I want one of these and I’ve made the wooden parts, but I can’t find a spring. Ideas?


I have some left over I could send to you. I found it at " Granger " mail order. If you send me your address I’ll send you a spring.

-- Daba

loved the game .. and love this version!
well done.
re: little fingers, I wonder if a layer of felt would help or would this drastically affect the game?

-- Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit