my first chess board

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Project by Derbs posted 02-02-2009 03:47 AM 1766 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first attempt at a chess board. It is made of Brazilian cherry and Ash.

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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 02-02-2009 04:06 AM

very nice

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#2 posted 02-02-2009 04:24 AM

great looking. nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#3 posted 02-02-2009 05:33 AM

Really nice looking chess board. I like the choice of woods as well. I use quite a bit of Brazilian Cherry in my projects, I know how hard it is to work with. The Ash is a nice contrast as well. Again congratulations on a very nice build and Welcome to LJ’s I hope you enjoy it!

Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#4 posted 02-02-2009 06:28 AM

That’s a beauty man, nice job.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#5 posted 02-02-2009 09:58 AM

Beautiful. Th e wood grain orientations was cleverly arranged.
Great work, Derbs!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 02-02-2009 01:27 PM

Great job. You just inspired me to get going on the one I have been wanting to make for a year now. Thanks

-- Dave, Ohio,

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#7 posted 02-03-2009 08:53 PM

Good job, I like how you kept the same shade of wood at each rank it making it look like you kept the squares in approximately the same place as they were in the board.

-- Do something nice for somebody

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#8 posted 07-22-2009 10:21 AM

I have the same pieces on my drunken chess board,

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#9 posted 06-16-2010 04:09 PM

Looks real good! Congrats.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 06-16-2010 05:38 PM

Well done chess board

-- Custom furniture

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