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Club Staunton, Ninja,Drummer's Chess Set

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Project by JimArnoldChess posted 809 days ago 2721 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Didn’t want to take up too much space, but here’s three other recent efforts. A drummer’s chess set, made up of a drummer’s drum set (sort of). Got the idea when i saw the Red Hot Chilli Peppers in action a couple weeks ago (superb show!). A Ninja Set, and a ‘club’ sized Staunton.

The drummer’s set and the ninja set are Ambrosia Maple and Walnut, kings about 6-7” tall…pawns about 3” tall. Club Staunton set is Walnut and Pear wood. Pear wood rocks as carving wood!!!!! It was used in chess sets in Europe in the 1700 and 1800s and i can never get enough of it.

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/JimArnoldsChessSets





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 809 days ago

Great carvings, like the last one with the presidents, this is more traditional. The drummers set was a great idea and they all came out very cool.

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

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Roger

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#2 posted 809 days ago

Super carvings. Very deluxe

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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nobuckle

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#3 posted 809 days ago

Very cool! Being a former drummer I am partial to this set over the others, but they look great.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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deon

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#4 posted 809 days ago

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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cajunpen

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#5 posted 809 days ago

Quite impressive!!! Your work makes me want to find someone to sit down and play a relaxing game of chess.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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JimArnoldChess

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#6 posted 808 days ago

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eddie

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#7 posted 808 days ago

your building some fine pices the men and the boards too. the Red Hot Chilli Peppers set rocks

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Jim

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#8 posted 808 days ago

Ok , no one has said it. So I will ” That Set Rocks!” I really like it.

-- Measure twice, cut once.

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Green_Hornut

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#9 posted 808 days ago

But if they are ninjas how come I can see them? ;-)

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dustysawyer

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#10 posted 808 days ago

High Hats off to ya! Beautiful work and ditto on the pear wood (better than Cherry imo)

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