My son asked me to make him a chess set. I used his request as a long awaited excuse to buy a lathe and learn to turn wood. This chess set was my first experiment. There are 7 videos so far in the series. Pawns: https://youtu.be/UkUebt6l...
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Location: Woodland Park, Colorado
Setting up new woodworking shop in small space - and have been dreaming about it and planning it in my head for years.
I was glad to find a site like Lumberjocks. I've lurked here reading tool reviews, tips, and have altered many of my plans based on ideas I found here.
After setting up shop, I intend to build Aspen log furniture and furnish the house with it. It's a great look especially for living here in beautiful Colorado.
-- James - I don't like jogging - the ice pops out of my glass...
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|added blog entry||Project to learn woodturning. #1: My Chess Set||02-25-2016 03:13 PM|
|added blog entry||The Knights||02-01-2015 07:51 PM|
|commented on||Woodturning a Bishop||01-15-2015 06:01 PM|
|added blog entry||Woodturning a Bishop||01-09-2015 11:27 PM|
|commented on||Woodturning a Rook||01-06-2015 12:04 AM|
|added blog entry||Woodturning a Rook||12-30-2014 10:58 PM|
|commented on||Woodturning a Pawn||12-11-2014 01:49 PM|
|added blog entry||Woodturning a Pawn||12-11-2014 01:25 AM|
|commented on||Aspen Log Triple Bunk Beds||03-12-2014 02:57 PM|
|commented on||Aspen Log Triple Bunk Bed||03-12-2014 02:53 PM|
|added blog entry||Aspen Log Triple Bunk Bed||03-09-2014 12:07 AM|
|added project||Aspen Log Triple Bunk Beds||03-08-2014 11:50 PM|
|replied on||Wood help||12-16-2013 03:29 PM|
|replied on||Wood help||12-15-2013 04:00 PM|
|replied on||Wood help||12-13-2013 08:42 PM|
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Bought a new mini lathe a few weeks ago. Tried turning a long long time ago in high school, and have been wanting to try again for a long time. I’m going to attempt a complete chess set. I have a lot to learn, but feel up to the challen...