Chess Board with Storage

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Project by Don posted 12-25-2011 09:54 PM 2509 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another project completed for a client as a Christmas gift.

Board is Padauk and Birds Eye Maple. Carcass is Walnut with Maple accents.

Sanded to 400 and 3 coats of Danish Oil and Wax to finish it off.

Cheers all and a very Merry Christmas


-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 12-25-2011 10:20 PM

This one is just….what can I say… fabulous…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#2 posted 12-25-2011 11:18 PM

Wow Don. That is spectacular. Excellent photos as well. Great job.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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#3 posted 12-25-2011 11:42 PM

Great Chess Board a real Beauty!

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

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#4 posted 12-26-2011 01:20 AM

“Chess” the other game of Kings (I think horse racing is the other)...This board turned out really great! made somebody really happy today!! Good Job!

-- Mike

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#5 posted 12-26-2011 06:29 AM

Very pretty. I’m digging paduak these days.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#6 posted 09-24-2015 09:37 PM

Nice to see a chess board where the playing surface is raised over the trim. I plan on doing the same. Fantastic job BTW.

-- ||| Mr.Atlantis |||

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