Box for Chess Pieces

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Project by dustysawyer posted 05-12-2011 11:36 PM 1713 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Follow up to a previous chess board gift. The pieces are from Lee Valley. First try at barrel hinges and got a little over aggressive with the chamferring but learned from the experience.

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#1 posted 05-13-2011 03:52 AM

Nice box. I like the color contrast in the woodsl

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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#2 posted 05-14-2011 02:46 AM

Real nice looking box. I have never tried barrel hinges as of yet, but I hear that they are pretty hard to install. Yours look like you did good on them.

-- Chuck

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#3 posted 05-15-2011 03:23 PM

Chuck, here’s the link to the tutorial I used. It’s foolproof for positioning.

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#4 posted 05-15-2011 11:45 PM

Sharp looking box, nice wood combos, and fine craftsmanship make this project a checkmate, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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