My Brothers chess board

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Project by M1ni0n posted 04-02-2009 01:08 AM 1461 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my second chess board. I made this for my brother as a gift. I did not turn the pieces myself as that is something I do not have the skills nor the tools to do just yet. I made this one out of rosewood, maple, and a small strip of walnut. All of the accents are from laminations of the woods. I think if I was to do this again I would make it out of a quilted maple. Any comments or suggestions are definately welcome.

-- Jason

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#1 posted 04-02-2009 01:44 AM

I think it looks fantastic the it is. Well done and thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 04-02-2009 03:49 AM

Nice board. Your brother should feel lucky.

-- Measure twice, cut once, bang into place

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#3 posted 04-02-2009 02:39 PM

Beautiful job all the way around!

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

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#4 posted 04-02-2009 03:24 PM

Nice workmanship looks super.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-05-2009 11:01 PM

I like the quilted maple idea, but this board looks fantastic!!
Great work

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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