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ok let’s see if this works. I’ts a chess board i made with mahogany top,cherry upper sides and alder bottom sides

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16





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Napaman

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#1 posted 2581 days ago

very nice!!! assuming there are hinges along the back…did you win your first game???

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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rudedog552

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#2 posted 2581 days ago

lol No i actually havent used it. It carries keepsakes of my late dad. Thanks Matt

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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rudedog552

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#3 posted 2581 days ago

And yes it does have hinges.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#4 posted 2581 days ago

Nice keepsake, something you’ll treasure, I’m sure. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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rudedog552

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#5 posted 2581 days ago

Thanks Mike

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#6 posted 2581 days ago

Damn fine chessboard, and I AM prejudiced towards em, but still. Plus a first project post from a newbie. it cant get any better than this….

-- Dan

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#7 posted 2581 days ago

Randy -

Very nice job!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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rudedog552

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#8 posted 2581 days ago

Thanks David.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#9 posted 2581 days ago

Nice chess board. Never use it. Just keep the memory of your Dad. That’s priceless.

-- 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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rudedog552

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#10 posted 2581 days ago

Indeed it is . Thank you karson. I keep his last wallet, cards, ss card, pics and an audio cd with his last words in it. I dont think i’ll ever use it as a game piece.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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#11 posted 2581 days ago

what a lovely way to store the treasures!
Very nice indeed.

I might just have to make something special to hold the little things that I saved that were my husbands.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#12 posted 2581 days ago

very nice,I like the wood gains formation.

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rudedog552

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#13 posted 2580 days ago

Thanks MsDebbie. Thats a good idea, It makes a project even more personal and special.

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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rudedog552

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#14 posted 2580 days ago

Thanks splinter. when light hits it in a certain way, it looks like quilted wood. Kinda like 3d. I didn’t see that come out untill i laquered it

-- Randy - Live by the spirit...Galatians 5:16

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oscorner

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#15 posted 2580 days ago

I find the wood to be somewhat close in color, thus taking away the checker board look that one is use to seeing, yet beautiful. Nice job.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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