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Project by JBOO27 posted 705 days ago 1189 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to pick up a hobby. So I started building everything. But I have a passion for chess. So naturally I had to make my first chess board. It is all maple with a mahogany base. Each square is individual. And the grains alternate. I hope to make my own pieces soon. The board is 100% recycled wood from scraps.





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#1 posted 705 days ago

Looks nice. Wish i had time to play you on it, I suck at chess, but it would still be fun.

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#2 posted 705 days ago

Very nice chessboard. i am still trying to learn how to play checkers…

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#3 posted 705 days ago

Checkers all the way.. Sweet board

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#4 posted 704 days ago

Nice work!! Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ’s.

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#5 posted 704 days ago

Good work…now all you need is a lathe to make the pieces with !!!!

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