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Photo shows how a basketball backboard can become pop art work. Est. cost: $38.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 60

Build up for basketball.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1963 (v.53#11) pg. 66

Exercises to prepare for basketball.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1964 (v.54#11) pg. 64

Bob Pettit gives tips on becoming a court star.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1966 (v.56#2) pg. 30

How to shoot a lay-up from any angle and with either hand.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1972 (v.62#11) pg. 58

How to shoot free throws.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1976 (v.66#11) pg. 40

Three ways to pass a basketball are pictured and described: The two-hand chest pass, the two-hand bounce pass and the long pass.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1977 (v.67#2) pg. 62

Getting started in basketball.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1985 (v.75#12) pg. 31

Play basketball better. Tips from an NBA coach.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1988 (v.78#1) pg. 30

Hoop hints. Top pros give tips on layups, jump shots, free throws, defense, and passing.
BOYS' LIFE Feb 1994 (v.84#2) pg. 30

Meaning of 12 hand signals used by referees at NBA basketball games.
BOYS' LIFE Dec 1995 (v.85#12) pg. 55

Dimensions for making and erecting a plywood backboard for a basketball net.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1979 (v.3#2) pg. 7

An adjustable basketball backboard slides up-or-down a 6"x6" support pole using a simple hole-and-dowel adjustment.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1983 (v.6#11) pg. 34

Construct a basketball backboard from exterior plywood and attach it to the face of a garage. Includes dimensions for painting the free throw lines on your driveway.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1985 (v.8#10) pg. 17, 31

Backyard game arena includes space for horseshoes, croquet, badminton, volleyball, handball, basketball, shuffleboard, tennis, and a putting green.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #118 Jun 1970 (v.20#5) pg. 44

Installing a freestanding basketball hoop. Installing the pole in a concrete base and attaching the backboard.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #350 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.44#7) pg. 64

Skill-building practice equipment and regulation setups for baseball and basketball.
HOME MECHANIX #787 Jul-Aug 1994 (v.90) pg. 58

Build your own basketball backboard support from Wolmanized wood. Est. cost: $40.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1986 (v.11#9) pg. 57

How to build a backyard basketball court.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #521 Oct 1971 (v.67) pg. 102

Play at home. Layouts for 15 classic backyard games plus instructions on how to dry-line and paint grass, and install a concrete play slab.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #674 Jun 1984 (v.80) pg. 29
Correction MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #676 Aug 1984 (v.80) pg. 6 (Horseshoe scoring).
Correction HOME MECHANIX #681 Jan 1985 (v.81) pg. 13 (Shuffleboard).

Super Strobo Basketball. How the professionals shoot the NBA.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jun 1989 (v.18#2) pg. 20

How to make a playback tennis court for backyard practice. Includes a regulation-height basketball basket and backboard.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1973 (v.140#3) pg. 160

Backyard fun equipment includes four items. (1) Adjustable-height basketball backboard and hoop. (2) Child's swing with safety bar to hold small child securely in place. (3) Stilts able to hold a child up to 150 lbs. (4) Tetherball pole.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1976 (v.146#2) pg. 97

Tips on making the 3-point shot in basketball.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1994 (v.171#6) pg. 46

Hoop dreams. How to install a free-standing basketball hoop, backboard and support post.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1997 (v.174#7) pg. 86

Seven ways to suspend a basketball backboard.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 83

Adjustable-height basketball backboard uses a cable and winch to vary the height from 6 to 10 feet. Est. cost: $100.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1972 (v.201#2) pg. 116

Patio sports center. Outdoor storage cabinet features basketball hoop, built-in ping pong table and a backboard over 11-ft. wide for tennis, paddleball, racquetball or handball. Built mostly of plywood, the closed unit measures 4-ft. wide, 2-ft. deep and 8-ft. tall (plus basketball backboard).
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1978 (v.213#1) pg. 102

Simple triangular-shaped unit made of wood prevents a basketball from becoming stuck behind a roof-mounted backboard.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1985 (v.227#1) pg. 99

How to build a backboard grid that makes the backboard's height adjustable.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 160

Photos show how a basketball backboard can double as a colorful piece of outdoor art.
SUNSET Apr 1977 (v.158#4) pg. 193

How to mount a basketball backboard.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1971 (v.27#2) pg. 32