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Project by sergeantj posted 103 days ago 609 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my take on the vertical chess set. I created this for a young lady who wanted a twist on the game of chess. Once she saw a picture of a set online she knew she had to have one. I used Eucalyptus and Maple to complete this project and finished it off with three coats of Danish oil. It is heavy(approx 45 lb) as it is completely solid wood(no veneer). I used a 200 lb test strip kit on the rear in order for her to have it mounted on the wall. Now my wife wants one.

-- "If you want it, I can build it" https://gigifts.net





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squaretree

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#1 posted 102 days ago

Add me to the list, I want one too!
Thats a really neat concept. You did a great job with it.

-- if you can't find me, just follow the extension cord

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Don

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#2 posted 102 days ago

I’ve made a few of these but after seeing your take on the design, I think I may make a couple of modifications to my frame :)

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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drbyte

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#3 posted 101 days ago

I love this thing, been wanting to make one for a long time! Got to get started! Great project!!

-- Dennis, WV

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