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Build a Football Field

These four projects will show you how to build a football field from start to finish.

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Backyard Stadiums' resident football expert, Michael Strahan, and carpenter Amy Wynn Pastor, along with master builder John Pacos, show how to create a "real" football field complete with yard markers and practice targets.

Create a football field in your own backyard.

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How to Build Wide Receiver Throwing Targets

Host Michael Strahan and carpenter Amy Wynn Pastor create wide receivers that look just like real football players.

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How to Build a Goal Post

No football field would be complete without a goal post. Backyard Stadiums host Michael Strahan and carpenter Amy Wynn Pastor demonstrate how to build a vintage "H" shaped goal post using 3" wide PVC pipe.

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How to Build a Ladder Drill and Finish a Football Field

An important part of any sport is staying in shape and having good footwork. Use these step-by-step instructions to build a ladder drill made of stakes and rope, and learn how to line a football field.

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How to Build Throwing Targets

A goal post is great to practice your kicking, but what about passing? The Backyard Stadiums gang demonstrates how to build targets that hang below the goal post crossbar to really challenge the kids.

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