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How To Build Your Own Backyard Bowling Alley

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Bowling fans, what could be better than having your own backyard bowling alley? Answer: not a whole lot.

The fellow (with the appropriate Imgur nickname “Makgyver87“) who created this says that his local bowling alley closed down, sooooooo … rather than wait for someone else to open one, he made his own.

Here are the plans. They’re kinda engineer-y to me, but maybe they will make sense to you.

Here’s the first concept:

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Second concept:

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And now he’s got the final design locked in.

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Now, off to Home Depot for a whole lotta wood.

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Here, the alley is beginning to take shape.

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You can see it’s got gutters and everything!

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This is his “pully pin reset system.” Note the rope you pull on the right side, so you can “set ’em up” again. And again.

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Voila! Who needs to go to the bowling alley when you have this beauty right in your own backyard?

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Here’s a close-up of the clever pulley system.

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And, of course, nighttime backyard bowling is possible thanks to the addition of lights. No word on the plan for rain or snow.

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While we couldn’t locate a video of the above setup, here’s a different DIY backyard bowling alley in action:

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