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Project by Chris posted 11-22-2016 10:04 PM 1986 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi. This is my first project here and first worthy to show at all :) Made as a gift for my Father. Project of pieces found in the internet, I just modified King Pieces by adding cross at a top. I used scrap larch wood. Made on Makita LB1200F. You can view more photos from build on YT: BANDSAW CHESS





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#1 posted 11-22-2016 11:43 PM

Nicely Done! They have a unique look and I like it!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#2 posted 11-22-2016 11:47 PM

Just saw that your a newbie here…..just want to say welcome! I’m sure your father will love this Chess Set!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 11-22-2016 11:48 PM

That’s a great looking chess set—I’m sure your dad will really enjoy it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 11-23-2016 12:21 AM

Really nice chess set. A set is on my “bucket list” of projects to do. I’m sure your Dad will love it! Welcome to lumberjocks and I look forward to seeing more projects!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#5 posted 11-23-2016 03:03 PM

Nice job Mazik. May I ask where you got the piece patterns? I have a marble board that needs pieces. And I like the pattern of these.

Cheers,
Bill

-- Jr. Jack of Trades

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Sasha

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#6 posted 11-23-2016 03:11 PM

Beautiful….. But there is a doubt – the Wide tape, so not to cut out.

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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#7 posted 11-23-2016 03:12 PM

This is nicely designed and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#8 posted 11-23-2016 08:49 PM

Hi, thank you for all comments.

Caradawc – patterns were taken from this link – I only changed Kings a little bit.

Sasha – all pieces were cut out with 6mm blade, chessboard spots with 13mm (cut off from piece of scantling).

Mazik

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#9 posted 11-23-2016 09:45 PM

Nice jobb, looks like a fun project.

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#10 posted 11-24-2016 03:17 AM

Great job on the chessmen and board.

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

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#11 posted 11-24-2016 09:51 AM

Incredibly precise work on bandsaw!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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