Cribbage, or Crib, is a card game traditionally for two players, that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations which gain points. The Cribbage Board used for score-keeping,
The aim of the game is to get points for groups of cards in your hand that total fifteen.
This is a board for two players - each player having a row and progressively moving a stick into a hole to keep count of the points scored.
Cribbage gave us the term “muggins” as it refers to when a player incorrectly totals their points and any they missed can be scored by the other player (by claiming muggins).
The game of Crib has been around since the 17th century. It was very popular with sailors.
Making a Crib Board was a favourite for school wood work teachers to teach the use of a drill.