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Project by degoose posted 10-31-2011 11:00 PM 2726 views 2 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here it is all finished..
Yes, there were a few correct answers and many fine guesses… thanks for all those who commented on the blog…Third pic is underneath.. to show that the grid is inlaid not all the way through..
Nearly forgot… this is my version of a Shogi Board… aka Japanese chess..

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...





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grizzman

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#1 posted 10-31-2011 11:23 PM

beautiful job larry, as always, your work is well done and spot on, beautiful timbers are used and your work is always inspiring as well.. thanks for showing it …

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 11-01-2011 12:07 AM

Pretty project…

I did not know of such a board for Japanese Chess…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 11-01-2011 12:31 AM

That is beautiful Larry

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

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SASmith

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#4 posted 11-01-2011 12:32 AM

i had never heard of a Shogi Board. I will have to check it out.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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Sam Shakouri

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#5 posted 11-01-2011 12:35 AM

I read about SHOGI in the net and have some idea, now. Are you going to make the pieces as well?
The board is perfect and that what the Japanies looking for, perfectness. Hope you get the right price.
Thanks for sharing and educating us.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#6 posted 11-01-2011 12:36 AM

Beautiful work, Larry.

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Roger

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#7 posted 11-01-2011 01:46 AM

simply outstanding Larry. that is one nice board

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Jonathan

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#8 posted 11-01-2011 01:52 AM

Great board Larry! Nicely done.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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Jimboe

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#9 posted 11-01-2011 02:44 AM

wow …that is so funny !! My brothers son asked me to make one for him for christmas…and i wasnt sure where to start…thanks for posting !!!

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#10 posted 11-01-2011 03:00 AM

SWEET BOARD!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#11 posted 11-01-2011 03:07 AM

Nice one.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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moshel

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#12 posted 11-01-2011 05:19 AM

cool, Larry… going for the Japanese market now? are the “columns” inlay half lapped or just short pieces?
it amazes me that you have such complete disregard to grain direction. this kind of board would tear itself to pieces here over a year.

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#13 posted 11-01-2011 10:44 AM

“Outstanding”...real sweet job.

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 11-01-2011 12:09 PM

Great work as always bud, now I understand the splines on the other pic. I like it.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 11-01-2011 03:08 PM

I am trying to get my wife to learn to play this game.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan

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