Chess Board and Pieces

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Project by Yostriker posted 01-01-2012 04:38 PM 1688 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About 3 years ago, my parents had a very large maple tree fall in their yard. I collected some of the tree limbs and decided to make a chess board out of it, as a gift for my dad. Check out the pictures, it took me over a year to dry, turn and hand plane the wood. After all this work, I bit the bullet and bought a thickness planer

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#1 posted 01-01-2012 07:22 PM

Very cool chess set ,great job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 01-01-2012 07:44 PM

Looks like a great project and a story to go with it. I’m sure it will be enjoyed for years to come!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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