Chess Board/Crib Board Combo

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Project by Don posted 1860 days ago 1217 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the combo set I made for my son’s wedding to help them raise some cash. It was auctioned off during the ‘Jack and Jill’ party.

Board is made from Maple and Walnut
Base is Mahogany
Cribbage board is Mahogany
Checker pieces are Maple and Walnut as well.

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 1860 days ago

Great idea. You did an awesome job!

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#2 posted 1860 days ago

Wow beautiful workmanship and a great finish to this job looks very professional.Alistair

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#3 posted 1860 days ago

very nice combo board looks fantastic.

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#4 posted 1860 days ago

Very nice!! Sharp!! Great wood. Cool project….......

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#5 posted 1860 days ago

Very well done.. I like the interior storage.

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

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#6 posted 1860 days ago

Gorgeous board. Well done.

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#7 posted 1860 days ago

Oh yeah… beautiful… think anyone could get the lid shut on their hand after pegging a big game countout winner? I’ve had a couple of games were the rivalry got a little, uh, intense. :)

I’ve got cribbage board on my list of to do’s… now do I attempt to do it with the checker/chess board integration? ... uh, not sure I’m quite that skilled, yet… give me time…

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#8 posted 1324 days ago

That’s a great game set, Don. Lot’s of versatility. I put it on my inspiration list.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow --

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