Chess set

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Project by BOOGE posted 1522 days ago 1148 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A new chess set. The board has a base of Black Butt with the squares made of red cedar and quandong,the surround is a strip of black bean and maple.
The chess men are of red cedar and quandong and cut on my scroll saw.

Black Butt….Eucalyptus Pilularis
Red Cedar….Toona Australis (cedrila)
Quandong….Santalum Acuminatum
Black Bean….Castanospermum Australe
Queensland Maple…Flindersia Brayleyana

-- BJ

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dan abalos

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#1 posted 1522 days ago

Nice chess set and work I might add.
TFP (thanks for posting)

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#2 posted 1522 days ago

Wow that must have taken some time to do very well done

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1522 days ago

any info on where you got the design? I’m always looking for ideas on making pieces that don’t require a lathe. Very nice!

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#4 posted 1522 days ago

Every time that I see a chess set done. It amazes me to see the look of the chess pieces.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#5 posted 1522 days ago

A standing ovation here…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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