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Project by SugarbeatCo posted 01-31-2015 02:20 AM 1362 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Curly Maple, Purpleheart and Walnut with a high gloss poly finish. Box joints made on incra jig.

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#1 posted 01-31-2015 04:58 AM

Very nice chess board Sugar.. Well done.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 01-31-2015 05:56 AM

Nice!

Any detail on the storage area?
Promised to make one for the G-Son.

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#3 posted 01-31-2015 06:19 AM

Wow looks great! I tip my hat to you!

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#4 posted 01-31-2015 07:31 AM

Gorgeous!!!

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#5 posted 01-31-2015 01:00 PM

Outstanding….

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#6 posted 01-31-2015 02:00 PM

Nicely executed! Pawn to Queen [1.d4]

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#7 posted 01-31-2015 08:11 PM

An excellent looking chess set! Thanks for sharing.

Richard

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#8 posted 01-31-2015 09:08 PM

Nice set.Have fun with those!

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#9 posted 01-31-2015 11:13 PM

Thanks a ton guys!


Nice!

Any detail on the storage area?
Promised to make one for the G-Son.

- ksSlim

The drawers are actually made from one of my earlier attempts at a walnut, dovetailed box . I just ripped the box in two and routed a rabbet in the bottom of each for a 1/4” birch ply bottom (i dont even know the dimesions, I simply aligned the box halves to the maple box and scribed the openings). I glued the purpleheart drawer fronts on with TBIII. The drawer guides are just maple 1×4 on edge with a dado, which I sanded to 2000 grit for smooth sliding… The dado is oversized about 1/8”-3/16” to allow some movement. I thought about flocking the inside of the drawers or making some velvet inserts or something. Still up in the air about that.. If you have any specific questions I would be happy to help.

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#10 posted 02-01-2015 05:54 AM

Incredible precision. Nice straight lines. Very smart choice of woods, colours are great.

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