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I made ten sets of chess men and boards ranging from 3 1/2” down to 1” in height.
every one was cut by hand individually on a scrollsaw using pinless blades. Then handsanded,handsealed and handpainted with varnish.All the white men are Queensland silver ash,caribea pine.The dark men could be,cedar,oak,hairy oak. The coin is an Australian ten cent coin.

-- BJ





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 1560 days ago

Very nice chess set, great use of Qld wood.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1559 days ago

I’m a sucker for a nice chess set. Great work!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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sras

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#3 posted 1559 days ago

Very nice! how big is the set? I assume an Australian 10 cent coin is not very big…

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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kosta

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#4 posted 1559 days ago

looks good

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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Bradford

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#5 posted 1558 days ago

Very impressive pieces. Your scrollwork is exceptional. I like posts like these. They stimulate us to expand our knowledge and experience with building new projects. Great chess set.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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