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This is a Chinese Checker board I recently completed in Oak and Walnut. I made the board by cutting strips of oak and walnut to width, cutting the angles and end gluing then together, then edge glued the strips together. the dimples were cut using a template, plunge router, and 1/2” ball router bit.





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Bluepine38

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#1 posted 1421 days ago

Very nice looking board, have not played Chinese Checkers for a couple of days, or is that years. Where did
you find the template, or did you make it yourself? Thanks for the memories.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Woodenwizard

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#2 posted 1421 days ago

nicely done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Rustic

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#3 posted 1421 days ago

Wood magazine has a template am not sure what issue it was in. nicely done btw.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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clieb91

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#4 posted 1421 days ago

Very nice. I was at Rockler last week and they did not have any templates in stock, was actually thinking about getting one to make a few of these for presents.
Welcome to LumberJocks. btw

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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OttoH

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#5 posted 1420 days ago

A beautiful board, it would be a pleasure to play on such a masterpiece!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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dustyal

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#6 posted 1420 days ago

Well done. Can’t recall seeing the walnut/oak combination… it contrasts (or compliments) well.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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fernandoindia

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#7 posted 1420 days ago

Wow looks great, another blood sweat an tears routing project. How do you manage to keep dimples symmetry, any jig?

-- Back home. Fernando

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