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Project by trucking36 posted 04-19-2014 06:07 PM 575 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This checker board is made from scrap wood..using push tacks for the checker pieces..squares are 3/4 inch squares. 3/4 plywood for the base…douglas fir and teak for board and frame..someone has replied on how to king the pieces if you notice the round tacks on the edges they are the kings..on each side theres six holes drilled to place the pieces when removed from the board…





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mloy365

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#1 posted 04-19-2014 06:14 PM

Very nicely done. Great idea!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#2 posted 04-19-2014 07:17 PM

Very nice build. How do you “king” a piece?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 04-19-2014 07:40 PM

Nice little travel game and ya “king me”?????

-- mike...............

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#4 posted 04-19-2014 07:42 PM

interesting, unusual and thought-provoking.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#5 posted 04-19-2014 07:58 PM

Pretty clever.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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Hawaiilad

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#6 posted 04-19-2014 08:59 PM

When I played the game as a kid, when we would jump over a piece and “take it” we would stack it on top of another and it would become our King…perhaps we called it something else and I have just forgotten.

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#7 posted 04-20-2014 12:10 AM

wow, that is a very cool idea, great job

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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