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Project by poppatom posted 1560 days ago 2103 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Years ago I had built this game table for my chess set. Years down the road I decided it was time to have some chairs to go along with it. I used the same design that I used on the other chairs I have built but the back rests on them varied. I wouldn’t exactly call this an inlay job but it’s close. The wood I chose was walnut and tiger maple (aka: figurative maple).

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 1560 days ago

Holy Smokes doesn’t quite convey the sentiment Tom, but you get the idea !!!
Excellent work. It looks beautiful!

-- Having fun...Eric

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#2 posted 1560 days ago

More outstanding work Tom Love it

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#3 posted 1560 days ago

Wow!!! That’s just gorgeous!

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

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#4 posted 1560 days ago

Beautiful Tom. I like the shaping on the back rest. Nice work. Do you have more pictures of just the table? It looks pretty sweet too :)

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#5 posted 1560 days ago

Awesom job on the whole set, It is beautiful.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#6 posted 1560 days ago

Beautiful.. you are Serious about Chess! Very nice table and chairs. Tip of the hat to you.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#7 posted 1560 days ago

Super job. Great design.

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#8 posted 1559 days ago

Beautiful table and chairs. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 1559 days ago

Really sweet work.

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#10 posted 1559 days ago

More of the same, gorgeous work!

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#11 posted 1559 days ago

Beautiful work.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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#12 posted 1556 days ago

Beautiful craftsmanship. Very nice. The chairs work well with the table.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#13 posted 1554 days ago

Thanks one and all for taking the time to look at my work! I hope to have some time this weekend to write a little something about myself and post it.

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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#14 posted 1375 days ago

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#15 posted 1375 days ago

Thanks chessmkr but in comparison to your work I have along way to go!

-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.

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