LumberJocks

Of Kings & Queens

  • Advertise with us
Project by DaddyZ posted 02-01-2010 07:51 PM 2378 views 19 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built before announcement of challenge09 but made totally of scraps. Thanks to Gary K for the Insight on how to put Fabric on Posterboard then to Wood. Made of Walnut(leftover from End Table I Made), QS Sycamore?(Pallet), Cherry?(Pallet). Finished with Tung Oil & Clear Laquer. Held together with nothing but the glue!, All wood from Scraps even the finish is at least 6mo Old. Even the Magnets are from some Magnetix toys I have. Fabric & posterboard at least 5 yrs old. Sorry no before Pictures.

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one





20 comments so far

View CharlieM1958's profile

CharlieM1958

15714 posts in 2941 days


#1 posted 02-01-2010 08:01 PM

Very nice chess set!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Dukegijoe's profile

Dukegijoe

55 posts in 1772 days


#2 posted 02-01-2010 08:05 PM

Love the chess pieces, nice touch placing the contrasting wood in the center.

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsmen can hide his mistakes! - Walter Blodgett

View webwood's profile

webwood

619 posts in 1973 days


#3 posted 02-01-2010 08:07 PM

very nice

-- -erik & christy-

View Rotceh's profile

Rotceh

228 posts in 2170 days


#4 posted 02-01-2010 08:10 PM

This a cool game, and your work is so good like the game

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

View DaddyZ's profile

DaddyZ

2419 posts in 1764 days


#5 posted 02-01-2010 08:13 PM

Thanks

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

View Diggerjacks's profile

Diggerjacks

1777 posts in 1862 days


#6 posted 02-01-2010 08:21 PM

Hello DaddyZ

Very nice job and and I like this game

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

View BreakingBoardom's profile

BreakingBoardom

615 posts in 1804 days


#7 posted 02-01-2010 09:14 PM

Those chess pieces look great. And very nice work on the board too. One of my good friends loves ches and collects pieces and special boards. He’s probably got like 10 sets. It’d be cool to make him something this nice someday. Thanks for sharing.

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

View Miket's profile

Miket

308 posts in 2495 days


#8 posted 02-01-2010 09:57 PM

Cool looking chess set!

-- It's better to have people think you're stupid rather than open your mouth and remove all doubt.

View jayjay's profile

jayjay

639 posts in 1769 days


#9 posted 02-01-2010 09:59 PM

That’s beautiful. Definitely worth more than $150 I think.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

View rsmith71's profile

rsmith71

269 posts in 1766 days


#10 posted 02-01-2010 10:24 PM

Beautiful set. Worth alot more than $150 to me.

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

View lou's profile

lou

340 posts in 2166 days


#11 posted 02-02-2010 01:22 AM

well done.make more

View Raymondz's profile

Raymondz

64 posts in 2336 days


#12 posted 02-02-2010 01:55 AM

Great looking set you’ve made there.

-- - Ray

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112535 posts in 2300 days


#13 posted 02-02-2010 02:01 AM

Super work looks simply fabulous

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View norwood's profile

norwood

303 posts in 1793 days


#14 posted 02-02-2010 07:24 AM

quite a nice set I wouldn’t take money for it either well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

View Ihor's profile

Ihor

67 posts in 2131 days


#15 posted 02-02-2010 11:03 AM

$150? If I made something like this (I wish I could!) I would not sell it even for $500!

showing 1 through 15 of 20 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase