How To Make A DIY Pachinko Machine

by | Mar 31, 2022 | Paper Craft, DIY

Introduction

Hey, want to know how to make a DIY pachinko machine at home? Well, if yes, you’re at the right place. By the way, do you know what pachinko is?

Umm…it is a raucous, smokey, time-consuming, and hypnotic game of gambling that is extremely popular in Japan. By pressing a knob on the game’s lower right-hand corner, small steel balls that are far smaller than those in a typical pinball machine are fired into a vertically playing field. When a ball enters the ‘start’ hole in the field’s center, it triggers a drum that works similarly to a slot machine’s drum.

Supplies

To make a pachinko machine at home is not very easy. But it’s not impossible. So, if you’re interested to know how to make it at home, collect these materials and get ready.

Tools

  • Sandpaper
  • Woodcutter
  • Driller
  • Small nuts/pins

Materials

  • Plywood
  • Pencil
  • Tape
  • Wood Glue
  • Paint
  • Ruler
  • Popsicle sticks

Steps To Make A DIY Pachinko Machine

Step 1: Take big plywood. You are going to use it as your game’s base.

Plywood

Step 2: Now color the plywood, just as shown in the image below.

Paint plywood

Step 3: Gather these materials. You are going to create the main parts from these.

Gather these supplies

Step 4: Use popsicle sticks and make 3-4 hangers like these. You just need to cut two triangles and one square. In the end, join all three, and you have it.

Triangle hangers

Step 5: Now, take wooden circles and make another crucial part of this game. Use big nuts and join them with the circle.

Circle hangers

Step 6: Print out a template of a pachinko game.

Pachinko template

Step 7: Now, with the help of the template, mark the places you are supposed to drill.

Drill in the middle

Step 8: Cut out two wooden circle boundaries and arrange them with the help of sandpaper and glue.

Circle boundaries

Step 9: Fix all the parts with the help of the template.

Paste the parts

Step 10: Now drill small holes and attach small pins.

Drill small holes

Step 11: And your pachinko game is ready. It’s a bit tough, but not if you have all the necessary materials.

Pachinko Game

Recommendations

  • Use sharp equipment carefully: Be careful while using the scissors, as they can cause serious cuts and injuries.

So how was it? Well, it’s a good game to play, especially with friends and family. And the good thing is you can play this at your home only.

I hope this guide on how to make a DIY pachinko machine would have helped you. By following these steps, you can have a beautiful pachinko game at your home.

 

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