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Project by Jchon Paradise posted 08-05-2007 07:48 PM 1321 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made about 12 of these a couple Christmas’ ago – I don’t think I saw my family for about a month while making these things!

-- Jchon - Denton, TX

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#1 posted 08-05-2007 09:00 PM

Beautiful chessboard! It was nice the family left you alone so you could make their gifts ;^D

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 08-06-2007 01:17 AM

I know where you’re coming from, Jchon. I go through this ever year.

Very nice.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 08-06-2007 01:27 AM

Nice checkerboard. How thick are the blocks?

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 08-06-2007 01:34 AM

12, huh? Don’t think I make 12 of something – I’d get sloppy.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 08-16-2007 11:15 PM

I love these sort of pieces. I’ve never made one, but I’d like to. Nice job!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 09-10-2010 12:19 AM

Nice…how did you get the checkered pattern

-- We must protect the forests for those who can't speak, for the trees and animals. ~THE WOODSMAN~

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