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Project by paulg posted 10-09-2012 09:51 PM 3197 views 20 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chess set made with my scroll saw in reclaimed mahogany and sycamore,on a rosewood/sycamore veneered board with mahogany surround.

-- paulg,North Norfolk,England.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-09-2012 10:54 PM

This is an amazing chess set and board,fantastic job.

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#2 posted 10-10-2012 12:39 AM

Very cool. Not an easy build.

Welcome to LJ’s

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-10-2012 01:52 AM

Looks awesome! Welcome to LJ.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 10-10-2012 02:16 AM

That is my favorite chess set. Spectacular job!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#5 posted 10-10-2012 02:41 AM

I really like the design of the pieces! Very nice!

Welcome to LJs!

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#6 posted 10-10-2012 03:05 AM

What a handsome set! Lots of work to get this great look! I’m drooling!
I’d pay a Kings ransom for a set like this !!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#7 posted 10-10-2012 04:35 AM

Great work Paul!! The board looks flawless and the pieces are the perfect compliment. The rook’s top looks unique.

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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#8 posted 10-10-2012 04:37 AM

I love this chess board! Beautiful looking piece, great job.

-- Ben from IL

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#9 posted 10-10-2012 06:45 AM

hi paul great chess set is it from the jim cape book

-- robert dignam

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#10 posted 10-10-2012 11:48 AM

Looks great!

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#11 posted 10-10-2012 11:49 AM

Welcome, great job

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 10-10-2012 06:18 PM

Outstanding chess set,beautiful figureines.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 10-10-2012 07:35 PM

very cool

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#14 posted 10-10-2012 08:16 PM

This is a beautiful chess set. It will be a wonderful conversation piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 10-10-2012 08:19 PM

Dude. Just…dude!

-- jay, www.allaboutastro.com

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