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Project by paulg posted 06-28-2014 12:40 PM 1968 views 9 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well ,its been a while since my Paris chess set, but as the cloud of sawdust disappear from my scrollsaw the skyline of San Francisco has emerged. It is sycamore v walnut.

-- paulg,North Norfolk,England.





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majuvla

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#1 posted 06-28-2014 12:54 PM

Absolutely astonish work. Figures looks great!Playing with them give whole new game perspective, I suppose.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Dale

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#2 posted 06-28-2014 01:09 PM

Fantastic !!!!!!!!

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-28-2014 01:10 PM

Very creative and well done. It’s a great chess set.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Steve Kreins

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#4 posted 06-28-2014 01:17 PM

Outstanding! Reminds me of my childhood walking around the city, riding the cable cars. Of course the Pyramid building wasn’t there yet. ;) Thanks for the trip down memory lane and the beautiful woodworking.

Say, Maybe you could make me a loaf of sour dough french bread with crab legs on the side.

-- I thank God for everything, especially all of you!

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sras

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#5 posted 06-28-2014 01:55 PM

Nice design for the pieces – looks like a fun set!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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marter1229

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#6 posted 06-28-2014 02:28 PM

Your the best!

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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BTimmons

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#7 posted 06-28-2014 02:46 PM

Some great design work there! Very, very well done.

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

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NickyP

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#8 posted 06-28-2014 02:53 PM

Superb, Excellent, Outstanding, Wonderful, Terrific, Splendid, Fabulous, Fantastic, Marvelous, Magnificent, Superlative, Tremendous, Brilliant, Inspired, First-class . . . oh yeah . . . almost forgot to say I really like this project!

-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."

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stefang

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#9 posted 06-28-2014 03:00 PM

Beautiful work and a fantastic chess set. When I read the title I wondered how you would be able to represent fog with wood, but I guess you have a more logical thought pattern than me and came up with the skyline instead.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Eric in central Florida

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#10 posted 06-29-2014 12:09 AM

Beautiful job and very cool uniqueness !
The whole project is wonderful.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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eddie

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#11 posted 06-29-2014 03:51 AM

awesome board and pieces

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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LeroyTheLips

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#12 posted 06-29-2014 06:10 AM

Very cool

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Roger

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#13 posted 06-29-2014 11:12 AM

This is super cool. Gr8 design and wood combos.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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MarkTheFiddler

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#14 posted 06-29-2014 12:15 PM

Beautiful work. Everything about it is immaculate. You earned a well deserved editor’s choice award!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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KelvinGrove

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#15 posted 06-29-2014 01:41 PM

Very well done indeed.

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. Don't cry because it's over, smile....because for 7 glorious miles, everyone thought you were the real bus driver!

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