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I have always wanted to construct my own set. Another first!
-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...
Apr 25, 2016
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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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#2 posted 04-25-2016 02:02 PM
Very nice looking set, well done
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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 Charleshttp://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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#10 posted 04-25-2016 07:57 PM
very cool, what inspired the design?
#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.
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#12 posted 04-26-2016 01:36 AM
Very appealing. Nicely done.
-- Gary, Florida
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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.
-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".
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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. email@example.com
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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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