chess board number 2

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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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#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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#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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#3 posted 763 days ago

Just as nice as the first.

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

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#4 posted 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

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

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 763 days ago

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


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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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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#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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#9 posted 763 days ago

fabulous mate… really first rate…

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

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#10 posted 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

another beauty.

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

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#12 posted 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

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 763 days ago

Beautiful chest board, Grizz.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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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.

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