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Project by schloemoe posted 03-29-2012 10:44 PM 1337 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at a Chess Board Made with walnut and maple. Still need to apply a finish but since I have no heat in my shop I need to wait for a little warmer weather. Now all I need is some chess peices and to learn how to play….Thanks for looking….........................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 03-29-2012 10:54 PM

Beautiful chess board.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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jack1

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#2 posted 03-29-2012 11:15 PM

Nice work. This is one of the first projects I made years ago and remember how much pre planing it took to get it to come out right. I still have it. Always a goodie!!!

Jack

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 03-29-2012 11:21 PM

Nice work. I like it.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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#4 posted 03-29-2012 11:50 PM

Nice work bud

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 03-30-2012 12:38 AM

YES!

Looking real GOOD!

I like the way you have maple inlay trim all the way around it… as well as the slight bevel, making a little nicer to one’s wrist (if it gets in the way).

After you put the first BLO coat to it (assuming BLO, etc.), that grain will POP, POP, POP…!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#6 posted 03-30-2012 03:09 AM

Beautiful chess board.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 03-30-2012 03:21 AM

That came out great!..........jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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lew

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#8 posted 03-30-2012 04:03 AM

I really like the way the white inlay stripe sets off the chess field.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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ajosephg

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#9 posted 03-30-2012 01:30 PM

Nice work. Some day I need to make one like that.

PS – http://gameknot.com/ is a great site to play on-line. You can be one of my buddy’s there as well as here!

-- Joe

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#10 posted 03-30-2012 10:30 PM

Great job Schloemoe

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 03-31-2012 01:22 AM

I like

-- Roger making more fire wood

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