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Project by Don posted 07-18-2009 06:06 PM 1466 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter-in-law’s step dad saw a chess board I made for my son’s wedding and wanted me to make him one for a chess set he had lying around.

Board is Walnut and Maple
Base is made from Mahogany with a touch of Wenge as an accent.

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 07-18-2009 06:08 PM

Beautiful job.

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

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#2 posted 07-18-2009 09:45 PM

Real nice. I like it allot! Great job

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RKW

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#3 posted 07-18-2009 10:15 PM

very nice don. What did you use for a finish?

-- RKWoods

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Alan

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#4 posted 07-18-2009 10:24 PM

Very nice work. Love the chess set. Also really like the drawer where every piece has it’s own spot. Thanks for posting it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#5 posted 07-18-2009 11:01 PM

Really nice board. Great job!!!

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

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Don

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#6 posted 07-18-2009 11:19 PM

Thanks all…

For a finish, I rubbed in three coats of Boiled Linseed oil followed by three coats of wax.

-- -- Don in Ottawa, http://www.donebydon.ca

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#7 posted 07-19-2009 05:36 AM

another great project Don

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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