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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 2004 days ago

very nice

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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Karson

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#2 posted 2004 days ago

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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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woodbutcher

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#3 posted 2004 days ago

Derbs,
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!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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mtnwild

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#4 posted 2004 days ago

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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woodworm

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#5 posted 2004 days ago

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

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Rusticman

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#6 posted 2004 days ago

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,www.rusticforest.com

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Ben

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#7 posted 2002 days ago

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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degoose

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#8 posted 1834 days ago

I have the same pieces on my drunken chess board,
Larry

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Ken90712

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#9 posted 1504 days ago

Looks real good! Congrats.

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

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a1Jim

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#10 posted 1504 days ago

Well done chess board

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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