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Project by RAH posted 10-28-2007 04:55 AM 1296 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first project more than 20 years ago, did a little wood working for awhile then life got in the way. I was able to slow down and get back into it and build a new shop, looking forward to many new first projects. The wood is Walnut and Ash, I made it for, some pewter and bronze chess pieces I bought in 1975, of the characters from the “Hobbit”. Never new back then how popular they would become.

Chess pieces added.

-- Ron Central, CA





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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 10-28-2007 12:36 PM

A great piece!
And do you still have the chess pieces?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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RAH

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#2 posted 10-29-2007 04:22 AM

Yes, I still have the chess pieces.

-- Ron Central, CA

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Karson

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#3 posted 10-29-2007 04:25 AM

Don’t the pieces fall off when It stands leaning on the wall.

Can we see a pictures with your collector additions of chess pieces? Please.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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herbr

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#4 posted 10-29-2007 01:18 PM

Very nice board-I like the edging

-- Spread love with our work

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#5 posted 10-30-2007 03:40 AM

Nice board. I’ll bet it will last for many chess games!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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mot

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#6 posted 10-30-2007 05:36 PM

Really nice board!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bill Cowan

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#7 posted 11-02-2007 02:19 AM

A very nice pc. I just completed two boards that were designed by David Marks. I put them in a game room we made inour facility dedicated to a co-worker killed recently. Nice job!

-- ICN, Bill, (http://www.coachbillcowan.com)

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