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Project by Phil277 posted 02-10-2012 03:39 PM 1717 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while ago my sister gave me a beautiful chess board and pieces from Mexico. I’m not much of a chess player but I really liked the board. Our old coffee table was in need of replacement so my wife and I designed this table. It’s loosely based on the Craftsman style. The drawer is a perfect place to store the pieces. I also made two matching drop leaf end tables.

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.





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#1 posted 02-10-2012 04:04 PM

Hey Phil
This is a really neat coffee table great design and well built.

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#2 posted 02-10-2012 04:08 PM

Very nicely done, great design.

-- We are all one decision away from stupid.

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#3 posted 02-10-2012 04:55 PM

I like the design a lot. It’s unuasal and very attractive. All the pieces look very nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 02-10-2012 06:06 PM

Super, great design, storage, and matching. Great build.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#5 posted 02-10-2012 08:22 PM

Very nice. What kind of finish?

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#6 posted 02-10-2012 11:05 PM

That’s a really nice coffee table, and I like the end tables that match.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#7 posted 02-11-2012 03:05 AM

Wow really cool idea and project

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#8 posted 02-11-2012 01:51 PM

Thanks for the compliments guys. The finish is Minwax stain with three coats of polyurethane.

-- The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing. From a sign on a surfer bar in So. Calif.

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