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Project by BenDupre posted 01-25-2017 05:26 AM 909 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chessboard made from oak and walnut glue-up. Case and drawer of pocket screw construction. All the pieces I turned from maple and mahogany.

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#1 posted 01-25-2017 12:55 PM

Nice, Nice, Nice

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 01-25-2017 05:54 PM

Always admire to chess set makers! Yours turned out great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 06:47 PM

Very smart – your knights make me think of sea-horses!

-- Don, Somerset UK, http://www.donjohnson24.co.uk

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#4 posted 01-25-2017 07:45 PM

beautiful job!

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...

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#5 posted 01-25-2017 09:08 PM

Ben, this is a beautiful chess set. You have done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 01-25-2017 09:41 PM

Very nice, Ben … I love the design of the knights!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#7 posted 01-25-2017 11:06 PM

A beautiful chess set, Daily Top 3 congratulations.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 01-26-2017 12:21 AM

Outstanding job!

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#9 posted 01-26-2017 01:15 AM

love the pieces

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#10 posted 01-26-2017 03:52 AM

very nice——like the board colors

-- Youngsville, LA

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#11 posted 04-30-2017 07:06 PM

Wow this quite an accomplishment. Very Impressive!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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