Chess Table & Stools

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Project by Gripfast posted 11-06-2012 02:13 AM 1627 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a chess table and stool set that I made a while back for my three girls. It is made out of maple & walnut with a full extension drawer to store the pieces in. I used the Lee Valley flocking kit to line the drawer. The stools are from an old “Wood” magazine. The stool legs were my first real attempt at making matching items on the lathe. (notice there isn’t a close up picture of the legs)
Anyways it was fun to do and gets lots of use.

-- Hakuna Matata

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#1 posted 11-06-2012 02:45 AM

Beautiful. The maple has a really nice figure, and I dig the walnut accent squares around the corners.

-- Brian Timmons -

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#2 posted 11-06-2012 03:25 AM

Nice build, you did a great job. The full extension drawer is a nice touch.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#3 posted 11-06-2012 09:53 PM

Distinguished workpiece! I like it a lot.

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#4 posted 11-07-2012 01:45 AM

Nice job. What tool did you use to cut the chess pieces?

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#5 posted 11-07-2012 07:21 AM

Pretty awesome !

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 11-07-2012 06:44 PM

A wonderful piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 02-20-2013 04:05 PM

Beautiful work!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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