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Project by tommyd posted 01-21-2012 09:45 AM 1898 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chess set made out of walnut and maple table has about 15 coats of lacquer and a coat of paste was the pieces have about 15 coats of lacquer and than buffed with white diamond than wax. The squares are 2”. thanks to Steve M for his video on making the table.

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Nighthawk

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#1 posted 01-21-2012 10:19 AM

noice…. I say noice… I like even.

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#2 posted 01-21-2012 10:22 AM

Fabulous… really fabulous…

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#3 posted 01-21-2012 03:02 PM

Check Mate….. This is beautiful!!

thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 01-21-2012 03:07 PM

This is really nice. They are really hefty chess men and they look great.

helluvawreck
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#5 posted 01-21-2012 03:42 PM

Great job. It is hard to find people that play the game anymore. My Dad taught me when I was a little kid, I have enjoyed it since.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#6 posted 01-21-2012 03:57 PM

Awesome work, I bet that finish is as smooth as silk.

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Math2010

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#7 posted 01-21-2012 04:17 PM

WOW!!! It’s an amazing chess set and board!

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#8 posted 01-21-2012 04:31 PM

Great work, looks fun.

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

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#9 posted 01-21-2012 05:25 PM

GREAT looking chess pieces. Like your design on them.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Scott Oldre

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#10 posted 01-21-2012 05:55 PM

Nice job on consistency on each of the pawns. I love to turn, and want to turn chess pieces, but afraid that I’d tire of so many pieces. Your’s look very doable and I just may get busy. Thanks for posting

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#11 posted 01-21-2012 06:13 PM

Wonderful chess set ,great job.

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#12 posted 01-21-2012 06:44 PM

Very nice

-- Rick

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#13 posted 01-22-2012 03:23 AM

that is awesome. I love it.

-- - Dave ; Austin, TX

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#14 posted 01-22-2012 05:07 AM

queen’s knight to bishop three.

-- Clay (Master Kindler) ~ Central VA

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