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Project by grizzman posted 763 days ago 1380 views 2 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is number 2 of three chess boards i made, its made of walnut, southern yellow heart pine, pecan,poplar and Brazilian cherry for the drawer handles, and finished with BLO and a bre wax finish on the top, there is a story as to why i made these so if you would and need to read it , please go to my first chess board , thank you very much for looking…grizz.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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TrBlu

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#1 posted 763 days ago

That is another great looking board. I like the piece you choose for the drawer front.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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stefang

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#2 posted 763 days ago

A little different, but just as nice as the first one Grizz.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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amagineer

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#3 posted 763 days ago

Just as nice as the first.
-Don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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lew

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#4 posted 763 days ago

Bob,
I’m certain the recipients of these chess boards will cherish them. Not only for the workmanship but also for the heartfelt thanks you put into them.

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

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 763 days ago

Very cool Bob a super chess board . I really like the drawer an over all look.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 763 days ago

Wow, Bob! This is beautiful! You really did a great job on this! ;)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Roz

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#7 posted 763 days ago

Great job Grizz! I really like it. The Pine really looks good next to the Walnut. It has a very rich color that is pleasing tot he eye.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Gary

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#8 posted 763 days ago

Oh man, that ain’t no chess board…that’s a checker board…
Nice work tho. Looks really good.

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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degoose

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#9 posted 763 days ago

fabulous mate… really first rate…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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eddie

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#10 posted 763 days ago

Grizz, they are very good boards as a old chess player these would be a treasure.like the draws for the men too. thats a good check mate my friend

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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jaykaypur

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#11 posted 763 days ago

another beauty.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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peteg

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#12 posted 763 days ago

I could imagine these selling very well Grizz, great job on both boards
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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ellen35

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#13 posted 763 days ago

Great work, Grizz… they are both beautiful.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 763 days ago

Beautiful chest board, Grizz.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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shipwright

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#15 posted 763 days ago

You’re a good man Griz, and you make nice chess boards too !

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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