|Project by Benji Reyes||posted 12-09-2012 07:24 AM||4295 views||13 times favorited||36 comments|
Sharing with you guys a chess set I made for my recently concluded exhibit.
All chess pieces are whittled from kamagong (Ebony) and Molave (Philippine teak for the white pieces) Each piece is weighted. All The board’s outer frame is made from balayong with amboyna burl inlays. The white border is Manggachapuy while the black squares are malabayabas and the yellow squares are of Langka (jack fruit) The leg is hand carved Saplungan and its base is dungon (iron wood) All woods used are reclaimed as with all my other projects.
Any wood buddies from Adelaide?
Have a great weekend!
-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts