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Chess set-- learning as I go #2: Two new prototypes

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Blog entry by Orthodork posted 05-03-2009 07:22 PM 534 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finished my ‘Knight’ and ‘Rook’ prototypes:

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They are closer to the actual thickness I have in mind—note too you can see the symbols at the top of the pieces, now. Also note the extra space below each word, which will be used to add stabilizers.

Today I’m going off to select/ask about the wood for the finished pieces. There are a lot of pawns to make, so I’ll do those while I work on the prototypes for the remaining pieces.



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#1 posted 05-03-2009 07:32 PM

Keep on trucking one step at a time.Can’t wait to see the finished set.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-04-2009 12:33 PM

Awesome idea! Definitely looking forward to seeing the finished product.

-- -- Jim - Kokomo, Indiana

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