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Project by mony posted 10-06-2016 04:04 PM 682 views 13 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A Chess Board and Cabinet I built for a co-worker. The case is built from Black Walnut, the top from Black Walnut, Curly Maple and Ebony. There is drawer on each side to hold the pieces.

-- Mony





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majuvla

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#1 posted 10-06-2016 05:48 PM

Realy profesional work. Beautiful wood colour and great finish.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Quikenuff

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#2 posted 10-06-2016 06:29 PM

Really beautiful work.

Quik

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#3 posted 10-06-2016 06:59 PM

sweet

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#4 posted 10-06-2016 07:50 PM

This is a beautiful project!! Great job!!!

-- Carey Durbin, Marietta GA, http://cdnaturalcreations.weebly.com https://www.facebook.com/CDNaturalCreations/

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#5 posted 10-06-2016 10:33 PM

That’s a very nice looking chess board and cabinet! The walnut/maple combo works very well, and the drawers are a fine place to keep the pieces!

Question about the top: I noticed you have a frame around the chess board—how did you allow for wood movement of the squares? Did you make them with veneer?

Thanks!

-- Dean

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DonSol

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#6 posted 10-06-2016 11:53 PM

Mony, everything about this piece is beautiful. Your friend will love it, if he doesn’t he is an idiot. Thanks for sharing this.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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JA6574

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#7 posted 10-07-2016 12:52 AM

Looks great. Good looking wood and excellent work.

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oldrivers

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#8 posted 10-07-2016 01:02 AM

Outstanding, congratulations.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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tealetm

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#9 posted 10-07-2016 02:04 AM

VERY nice. I’m in the middle of a board with a very similar design- yours is quite nicer!

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Burb

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#10 posted 10-07-2016 02:06 AM

Another exceptional project from you. Great job Oval.

-- I aspire to be a novice woodworker...

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MontanaBob

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#11 posted 10-07-2016 10:58 AM

Outstanding….

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#12 posted 10-07-2016 02:50 PM

beautiful piece

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mony

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#13 posted 10-07-2016 03:57 PM

mean_dean,
The squares are veneer that I cut, and are about 1/8” thick. The squares and the rest of the center portion are then mounted on 1/2” baltic birch ply, which sits inside a rabbit that is cut into the outer frame. I’m hoping that give me enough play that there is no problem.

-- Mony

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 10-07-2016 04:00 PM

This is a very nice looking chessboard. 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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SteveGaskins

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#15 posted 10-08-2016 01:01 AM

Very, very nice, Mony. Love this design and build. Excellent job!

-- Steve, South Carolina, http://www.finewoodworkingofsc.com

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