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Project by bigguy posted 04-25-2016 01:43 PM 2543 views 35 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I have always wanted to construct my own set. Another first!

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...





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jhurrell

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#1 posted 04-25-2016 02:00 PM

I really like this set. I like the simple lines. For a guy like me with only a table saw, this is an approachable project.

-- John, Rochester NY

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Notw

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#2 posted 04-25-2016 02:02 PM

Very nice looking set, well done

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knife

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#3 posted 04-25-2016 02:03 PM

I like the design of the pieces. I have never seen anything similar, always just turned pieces.

-- Chad -- Buffalo, NY

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#4 posted 04-25-2016 02:37 PM

You really did a fine job on this chess set. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Brady

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#5 posted 04-25-2016 03:01 PM

I’ve been asked for chess sets quite often at markets. The obstacle has been the pieces. Love your design and simplicity.

I’ll have to give this a go!

-- Brady, Texas, http://www.MonicaCharlesDesigns.com

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#6 posted 04-25-2016 03:06 PM

love it !

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majuvla

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#7 posted 04-25-2016 04:12 PM

Beautiful set. I was always wondering how I could make my own figurines if I have not wood lathe. Your version is solution for my problem. I will keep that chess set on mind for the future.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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chodgson

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#8 posted 04-25-2016 04:50 PM

Love the minimalist design – no more ornamentation than necessary to clearly distinguish the pieces, yet enough to make it clearly well-crafted and beautiful!

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Dave Dufour

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#9 posted 04-25-2016 05:20 PM

Love the way you did the chessmen.

-- Dave, from Canada, http://simplywoodproducts.ca

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Lukesplinters

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#10 posted 04-25-2016 07:57 PM

very cool, what inspired the design?

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bigguy

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#11 posted 04-25-2016 08:38 PM

Thank you!
Honestly, I think in this case it was just my engineering mindset… I love simple shapes. These pieces just made sense. In my original design I had even fewer embellishments.

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...

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Gary

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#12 posted 04-26-2016 01:36 AM

Very appealing. Nicely done.

-- Gary, Florida

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drewpy

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#13 posted 04-26-2016 03:25 AM

I like this a lot. The simple shapes are fantastic. Thanks for sharing.

Great job!

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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SgtRich

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#14 posted 04-26-2016 12:57 PM

Beautiful set. Each piece design is simple and elegant. As I have always harbored a desire to make my own set, thank you for the inspiration.

-- Every day is another opportunity to create something great. srich45251@gmail.com

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pmayer

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#15 posted 04-26-2016 02:35 PM

That set is the bomb!!!!! Nice work!

-- PaulMayer, http://www.vernswoodgoods.com

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