chess board number 2

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Project by grizzman posted 06-08-2012 06:12 PM 1952 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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#1 posted 06-08-2012 06:19 PM

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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#2 posted 06-08-2012 06:28 PM

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

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 06-08-2012 06:35 PM

Just as nice as the first.

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

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#4 posted 06-08-2012 06:41 PM

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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#5 posted 06-08-2012 06:53 PM

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

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#6 posted 06-08-2012 07:03 PM

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


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 06-08-2012 07:17 PM

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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#8 posted 06-08-2012 07:22 PM

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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#9 posted 06-08-2012 09:36 PM

fabulous mate… really first rate…

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#10 posted 06-08-2012 09:52 PM

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

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#11 posted 06-08-2012 10:23 PM

another beauty.

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

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#12 posted 06-08-2012 10:39 PM

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

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

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#13 posted 06-08-2012 10:40 PM

Great work, Grizz… they are both beautiful.

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

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#14 posted 06-08-2012 10:42 PM

Beautiful chest board, Grizz.

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#15 posted 06-09-2012 12:40 AM

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 fibreglass trees.

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