chess board table

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Project by Kate posted 05-11-2010 11:51 PM 4167 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s another project that came about from cleaning out my shop (I blogged about the first at:` in case you want to check it out).

I had the chess board ready to go, then I remembered four legs that I made for another project that ended up being canceled. So I decided to make a table. Before I started it, I happened to find a box that looked like it would make a perfect drawer, so I added that to my project pile. Then I got a bit carried away with the drawer pull, but I think it’s fun.

Phew, cleaning my shop is taking longer than I planned!

Thanks for looking.

You can also read about making this table at: Wood Shop News

-- Kate,

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#1 posted 05-11-2010 11:52 PM

wow very original :) love it Kate…keep it up gurl

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#2 posted 05-12-2010 12:06 AM

I love the offset inlay around the border…

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#3 posted 05-12-2010 12:30 AM

Very cool Kate I like the legs in concert with the top

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#4 posted 05-12-2010 12:37 AM

love the combination of straight top and not so straight legs… adds artistic interest

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#5 posted 05-12-2010 01:04 AM


-- Ain't better or worse than any other woodpecker in the woods.

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#6 posted 05-12-2010 01:44 AM

I really like it!

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

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#7 posted 05-12-2010 04:30 AM

I love it. Nice work.

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