Of Kings & Queens

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Project by DaddyZ posted 1661 days ago 2335 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

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#1 posted 1661 days ago

Very nice chess set!

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

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#2 posted 1661 days ago

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

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#3 posted 1661 days ago

very nice

-- -erik & christy-

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#4 posted 1661 days ago

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

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#5 posted 1661 days ago


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

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#6 posted 1661 days ago

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

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#7 posted 1661 days ago

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 -

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#8 posted 1661 days ago

Cool looking chess set!

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

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#9 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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#10 posted 1661 days ago

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

-- Robert - Haven Wood Crafts

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#11 posted 1661 days ago

well done.make more

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#12 posted 1661 days ago

Great looking set you’ve made there.

-- - Ray

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#13 posted 1661 days ago

Super work looks simply fabulous

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 1661 days ago

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

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#15 posted 1661 days ago

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

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