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Project by mut posted 01-16-2018 02:54 AM 1053 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Backgammon game. Box is koa & birch. playing surface is walnut and maple. Playing pieces are holly and koa. Concealed barrel hinges on the box. I used 4 super magnets to hold it closed.





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htl

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#1 posted 01-16-2018 03:12 AM

Beautiful job!!!
I remember learning how to play but it’s been so long, but it sure would be fun to learn again on that wonderful board.

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Terry Osnach

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#2 posted 01-16-2018 03:41 AM

Excellent.

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James Frederick

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#3 posted 01-16-2018 03:49 AM

Great looking board. I love the wood combination, very well done.

-- Change begins somewhere may as well be with me.

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#4 posted 01-16-2018 01:58 PM

Well done!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#5 posted 01-16-2018 02:28 PM

One heck of a job you did on that game. Sweet as can be.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 01-16-2018 04:32 PM

Superb. I love your work, and I love backgammon!

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#7 posted 01-16-2018 06:14 PM

You did a fine job on this case and backgammon set. Nice work!.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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LiorLevin

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#8 posted 01-16-2018 07:15 PM

Beautiful work!
i have that somewhere on my to do list…
can you explain a bit on the build of the surface? is it veneer? how thick?
how thick is the box?

thanks
Lior

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oldrivers

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#9 posted 01-17-2018 12:54 AM

Beautiful board, excellent workmanship.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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Phil B.

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#10 posted 01-18-2018 05:50 PM

NICE !!! Here’s a few of my oldies you might like. My Grandchildren are always playing with the Pinball and the top game. http://www.plansinwood.com/games.html

-- Phil, http://www.plansinwood.com DWG files at https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TheBarleyHarvest?section_id=13930514&ref=shopsection_leftnav_3

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#11 posted 01-18-2018 11:10 PM

Very nice board! I love the game and really love the wood choices. Nicely done.

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