Custom made cornhole boards

Most sports came to a standstill when the coronavirus pandemic hit, but one recent championship had watchers on the edge of their seats – the American Cornhole League finals in Galveston. Cornhole, which involves tossing bean bags into a hole, surged in popularity when COVID-19 forced families to stay at home. Now Lake Highlands High School graduate Coleman Duckworth can barely keep up with the demand for his custom-made cornhole boards.

Duckworth began woodworking as a hobby almost 20 years ago and started selling tables, chairs, shelves, beds and other custom creations on his CD’s Custom Woodwork Facebook page in 2015.

“I wanted a set of cornhole boards for myself,” Duckworth told me, “then a buddy asked for some. It’s turned into a decent business that includes basically anything you want made out of wood.”

Duckworth lives in Prosper with his wife Kristin Moffett Duckworth, also a graduate of LHHS. Orders made on Facebook can be left on his porch for pick up, or he can ship them for an extra charge. If the timing is right, he sometimes sends them home with his parents, Doug and Debbi, who still live in the same Gatecrest home in Lake Highlands where Coleman grew up.

Duckworth charges $200 for a set of two wooden cornhole boards, and buyers get to create the design. Bean bags are not included. Official rules are here and tips for playing are here.

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