Chess Table - Walnut and Lacewood

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Project by DawsonWoodworking posted 05-26-2012 04:51 AM 2523 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut chess table

The checker board is black maple (heat treated maple) and lacewood.

I admit, I cheated a little. I bought the ball and claw legs from The interior of the drawer is suede flocked to hold the chess pieces – sorry no pic for this, the project was delivered and I forgot to photograph the inside of the drawer.

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#1 posted 05-26-2012 11:41 AM

Oh wow – this is the ants pants. Love it.

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#2 posted 05-26-2012 03:27 PM

Nice job. The very slight variation between the st bought legs and the table is quite pleasing. The soft sheen of the finish lends a certain elegance to the piece.

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#3 posted 05-26-2012 04:02 PM

That’s gorgeous game table. Those claw and ball feet are a great touch. Nice work.

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#4 posted 05-26-2012 05:50 PM

Awesome game table!!!

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#5 posted 05-27-2012 05:52 PM

I’ve never heard of heat treated maple, is this a treatment you’ve done, or is it produced, and offered for sale? Nice Chess Table looks well made.

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 10:27 PM

Awesome project, really well done.

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#7 posted 05-29-2012 06:00 PM

Nice job

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#8 posted 05-29-2012 06:53 PM

Oh! This is a beautiful piece.


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#9 posted 05-29-2012 06:54 PM

super looking table ,very nice work.

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