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Project by David Mason posted 03-04-2012 03:34 PM 1067 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this chessboard. I got the idea from Steve Ramsey.

-- David

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#1 posted 03-04-2012 03:52 PM

Great job. Thanks for showing the interior details, too. I especially like that all the pieces aren’t rolling around inside and slowly wearing off their details.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#2 posted 03-04-2012 03:57 PM

Beautiful work.

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#3 posted 03-04-2012 04:04 PM

Nice work!!!!

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

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#4 posted 03-04-2012 04:11 PM

Awesome job !!

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 03-04-2012 04:18 PM

David, awesome built. Welcome to LJ

Steve has been my tutor since my beginnings. And he still is.
I did also make his chessboard as a gift for on eof my sons, and I blogged it out as my first entry to LJ.

Did you notice any change in SteveĀ“s videos from that time to date? Yes, that was a terrific long woodworking teaching class. You were required to apply a lot of different techniques. Not for mere mortals indeed.

You made a great chessboard.

-- Back home. Fernando

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#6 posted 03-04-2012 05:35 PM

Yes, another beatiful chess board.
Great storage space for the pieces.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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#7 posted 03-04-2012 06:48 PM

Fernando, Steve is a lot more animated in his videos now and seems to have a lot of fun with them. His chessboard video is what got me interested in woodworking again. I went out and bought a bunch of tools and tried to make his board over a year ago and failed miserably. I made some other things to get the hang of the tools I bought before trying again. I am happy with how it turned out.

-- David

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