Best Cowboy & Indian Chess Set ever!

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Project by andyandaaronsanchez posted 1344 days ago 3248 views 5 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a fun project! We have wanted to do a set for about 15 years, but never had a reason to. But this summer a client asked us if we would be interested in commission a chess set we said YES and started the design work. We love the south west and knew that this idea would be a hit. The chess pieces are made out of Cottonwood , walnut Copper, African mahogany, Apple Coral,and Lapis lazulil. The table is made from a alligator Juniper burl and black and wight marble.

-- Andy and Aaron (contact info on web sight as well)

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#1 posted 1344 days ago

Outrageous… my senses are on overload… I just love the pieces but the board is something else… fantasmagorical…

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#2 posted 1344 days ago

Incredible- unique and very very cool!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#3 posted 1344 days ago

Yeah, what degoose said,,,,,

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#5 posted 1344 days ago

I like the table.

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#6 posted 1344 days ago


(Mexico is in the south west, right? :p)

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#7 posted 1344 days ago

I love the organic yet geometric forms you created for each chess piece. You’ve manage to create a unique chess set that will be admired by many.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#8 posted 1344 days ago

my goodness!
never seen anything like this before
you are a design genius

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#9 posted 1344 days ago

they look amazing, bet they have a lovely feel to the hand when playing

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 1344 days ago

Very nice. Very artistic….A really classic set….Looks like it would make for a great chess match.

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#11 posted 1344 days ago

Makes me want to learn the game :-))

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#12 posted 1344 days ago

That is a very nice set. Something to be proud of.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#13 posted 1344 days ago

Very cool

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 1343 days ago

I really like the chess pieces. My favourite piece is the horse on the Indian side. Nice clean work.

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#15 posted 1343 days ago

Very nice!! Love the board.

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