Floating Beer Pong and Cooler

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Floating Beer Pong with Cooler

The completed Beer Pong Table

Information
Owner bseishen
Version 1.0
Status Unknown
Started On Summer 2010
Cost ~50.00


Overview

I wanted a well built beer pong table that could take years of abuse on the Tennessee river.


Bill of Materials for the beer pong table

Item Metric Cost/Item Qty Sub Total Distributor
4x8 sheet of 3/4 outdoor plywood N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
~20 Feet of 4in Sewer Pipe N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
4in 90° bend elbows N/A Unknown 4 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
A Pack of 2ft Zip Ties N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement


Bill of Materials for the floating cooler

Item Metric Cost/Item Qty Sub Total Distributor
~6 Feet of 4in PVC Sewer Pipe N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
~4 Feet of 1-1/2 in PVC N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
4in pipe caps N/A Unknown 4 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
Pack of Ball ended bungee cords N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
Ratchet Strap N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Lowe's Home Improvement
A Cooler N/A Unknown 1 Unknown Walmart


Tools Used for Construction

3in Hole Saw

Circular Saw

Straight Edge

Dikes

Hack Saw

drill with 1/2 bit


Construction

Beer Pong Table

  • The 4x8 sheet of plywood needs to be ripped in half giving the dimensions of 2x8. (8feet is the regulation Beer Pong table size)
  • Next strategically mark out drill points on the plywood. On a beer pong table, you want all of the cup rims just to barely touch. To do this, measure the diameter of the cup. The center of each drill point should not be less than this measurement.
  • Drill all 20 beer pong cup holes.
  • A nice touch is to also drill two extra holes for wash cups. These are used to wash the ping pong balls if they get dirty.
  • Next build a pvc pontoon out of the pipe and elbows. Cut the pipe with a hacksaw and glue together. The finished outside dimensions should be 2feet by 8feet.
  • Now place the plywood on top of the PVC pontoons.
  • Next drill holes on either side of the 4in PVC pipe and run a zip tie through the top of the plywood and around the PVC pipe. Repeat until the top is securely fastened to the PVC.

Floating Cooler

Pictures

Beer Pong table and cooler ready for Transport
Completed Floating Beer Cooler