|Project by poppatom||posted 09-07-2010 11:53 AM||1440 views||4 times favorited||8 comments|
A customer came to me with an odd request, he had a collection of Avon chess bottles he had collected over the years but could not find a game board for them so I took up the challenge.
The base of the chess pieces are 2 1/8” around, using that as a starting point I designed the squares to be 2 1/2” square allowing room to grab a piece and move it should he decide to actually play a game with this set.
I used walnut and hard maple for the game board and used red oak for the rest of the project. The end caps on the legs are walnut and maple to depict opposing players. The drawer fronts are a mix of walnut and maple for accents with antique glass knobs.
The design for the table top came from a LJ buddy vicrider which was kind enough to give me permission to use his design for the top portion of the table giving it a floating appeal.
-- Tom L. Williams ~ The difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.