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Project by APLJaK posted 03-10-2009 at 03:10 AM 1180 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Went through a phase where I had to build chessboards. I went looking for a nice set of chess pieces in carved wood (hah!). You can spend an arm and a leg for pieces! The squares on these boards are quite large, 2.25” square, so I need big pieces. In the end, I settled for ceramic pieces weighted inside and finished with a felt bottom. One day I will buy a set of Stanton Rosewood pieces! I am still looking for the rest of the photos?

-- APLJaK Woodworking, Okanagan Valley, BC





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marter1229

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#1 posted 03-10-2009 at 04:12 AM

That is a great looking board!
Don’t buy chess pieces, make them.

Terry

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

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APLJaK

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#2 posted 03-10-2009 at 04:35 AM

sure, easy for you to say. They scare me! ;-)

Maybe one day when I have a bit more time and a block of rosewood I will give it a try. I can’t quite imagine making 2 matching kings or queens, much less 16 matching pawns.

-- APLJaK Woodworking, Okanagan Valley, BC

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#3 posted 03-10-2009 at 04:40 AM

I really like the colors on the second board.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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