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Project by hodji posted 12-08-2012 06:24 PM 1431 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Christmas present for my father-inlaw. I wanted to accent between the white oak and the cherry, so I cut a saw curf betwen them and filled it with black art sand and covered it with polyurithan. The poly. went down in to the sand and made a grout like look that I could fill and sand flat for a beautiful outline.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-08-2012 06:29 PM

It’s absolutely a beautiful piece. The colors are great and the construction is great.

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

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#2 posted 12-08-2012 06:44 PM

That’s awesome. Nice idea! I would have tried actual grout and ended up making a mess! haha. I cut out a bunch of pieces to make a chess board a while back, Mahogany, curly maple and walnut but never got to it. I guess it’s just making a checker designed cutting board huh? Nice board set!!

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#3 posted 12-08-2012 06:46 PM

The Chess/Checker board turned out great, but talk about an elephant in the living room, I haven’t seen one of these folding game tables for years.
Great build on a very useful project.

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#4 posted 12-08-2012 07:19 PM

Well done ! never heard of the art sand until now…thank you : )

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#5 posted 12-09-2012 01:22 PM

Outstanding chess table

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#6 posted 12-09-2012 05:09 PM

Interesting idea for a chess board. Nice work, yet another idea for a project I will have to add to my long list.

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#7 posted 12-09-2012 05:25 PM

What a great game table! Very nice!

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#8 posted 12-09-2012 06:17 PM

Wonderful present.What more man can want?

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