Printable Cribbage Board Template

Use the link below to download a free cribbage board template PDF file. Then read onward!


Cribbage board templates and plans are essential if you want to learn how to make your own unique cribbage boards. All you need to do is print out one of the free cribbage board templates on this page (for example click on the image on the right and print it from your browser.)

Cribbage has been played for hundreds of years. The rules of cribbage are simple, but there’s much scope for strategy, which means skill and experience will prevail in the long run. If you’re curious about any aspect of cribbage, such as muggins, the go, nobs or the stinkhole, we’ve got the answers (start here for the complete guide to cribbage).

A cribbage board layout typically looks like this, though you can design one yourself if you wish – any layout will work so long as there are 60 or 120 holes for each player! Finding a cribbage board online is probably the best way to get started – try the design on this page or use one of the links below.

Cribbage board plans free!

Here are some free cribbage board templates and tips on how to make your own cribbage board. It is also possible to buy a cribbage board kit which contains all the necessary materials and plans. Making a cribbage board is a great woodworking project and can be as simple or as ornate as you like. Start with a simple design and work up to creating more elaborate boards.

Large cribbage board plans can be made by printing out the template from your web browser, and then enlarging the plans with a photocopier.

Complete instructions on this cribbage board project from Canadian Home Workshop magazine

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Cribbage rules

If you’re learning cribbage, or just need a refresher course, see our Cribbage Rules page for more information, or visit the cribbage strategy guide. You can also find out the odds of scoring a 29 hand in cribbage, find free cribbage software to download, or play cribbage online!
While you’re busy drilling your cribbage board template, why not practice your cribbage against the computer? When your home made cribbage board is ready for use, you’ll be able to take on all comers and win!