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Project by gottobtrue posted 08-05-2018 09:37 PM 1318 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Travel size 3D Chess board for my brother-in-law made out of leftover Alder thins. Stained the dark tiles, left the light tiles natural.





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Rayne

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#1 posted 08-05-2018 10:53 PM

This is brilliant. You’ll never have to worry about wood movement that plagues many people’s chess boards while making it interesting to play. Great job!

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PaulDoug

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#2 posted 08-05-2018 11:32 PM

Agree with above and not only that it is beautiful! I am a horrible chest player, but I love the beauty of the game pieces and boards. I have plans for making a scroll saw version.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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DMiller

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#3 posted 08-06-2018 02:41 AM

Excellent Idea; Great Job!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#4 posted 08-06-2018 04:35 AM

WOW! This is realy magnificant and unique!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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therealSteveN

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#5 posted 08-06-2018 04:56 AM

Looks like an altar where battle is done. Very nice, really like that elevation.

Thanks for posting

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Woodknack

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#6 posted 08-06-2018 05:15 AM

Much better than the versions with drastic elevation changes.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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Joe

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#7 posted 08-06-2018 01:02 PM

great look! Excellent design and construction. You can actually play on your board, some are just for looks. Hope you have lots of fun playing chess. I know I love to play. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#8 posted 08-06-2018 09:32 PM

Very nice! I have wanted to do one for quite awhile.

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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krazykate

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#9 posted 08-09-2018 05:19 AM

Your 3-D chess board is beautiful. Thanks for the idea.

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