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Just thought i would share this chessboard just finished ,,,made from some of beautiful veneers thats i have,,
if interested in any exotic veneer feel free to contact me..all my veneer is 1/42 thick amazing what canbe done with veneer

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#1 posted 12-05-2009 09:49 PM

Wonderful Fritz a great chess board excellent woods and workmanship.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-05-2009 10:06 PM

Fritz I’m so glad to see you taking time to work with some of the Great veneers you sell .
You did a Fantastic job on this my friend.

Great Job and I hope you have a Great Holiday season!!

P.S. Fritz sells some really outstanding veneers !!!! He stands by his product 100% .
He sells alot of Veneer on eBay Thats were I met him and believe me I’ve purchased alot of outstanding veneers from him .
Besides being a really good friend its hard to find a better person to deal with!!!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 12-05-2009 10:12 PM

That’s gorgeous!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#4 posted 12-05-2009 11:13 PM

That’s a great looking board! Very nice choice of materials.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Jack Barnhill

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#5 posted 12-05-2009 11:17 PM

Beautiful chess board. What did you use for the substrate?

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

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#6 posted 12-05-2009 11:37 PM

great workmanship.lets see more.

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#7 posted 12-05-2009 11:43 PM

A stunning board Fritz. Fantastic workmanship and of course some very beautiful veneers. Do you ship to Norway?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Porkchop's Workshop

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#8 posted 12-05-2009 11:49 PM

Very Nice looking board!!

-- Joshua Warren {Also know as- Porkchop}

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#9 posted 12-06-2009 12:42 AM

Beautiful Fritz, what sort of fiinish did you use?

-- A Veteran is someone who, at one point in their life, wrote a blank check payable to the United States of America for an amount up to and including their life. That is beyond honor

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#10 posted 12-06-2009 12:49 AM

Wow, that turned out fantastic!


-- CKM - Minnesota

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#11 posted 12-06-2009 03:12 AM

Fantastic looking board Fritz…thanks for posting Blkcherry

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#12 posted 12-06-2009 04:59 AM

Outstanding!! What woods?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#13 posted 12-06-2009 07:38 AM

Great job Fritz. That is a great project, thanks for sharing.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#14 posted 12-06-2009 04:32 PM

That is beautiful.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#15 posted 12-06-2009 06:45 PM

That is gorgeous!OK, I’ll bite…did you cut the veneer up into little squares, or did you mount it to a substrate before you made it into a chess board?


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