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Chess table for Secretary

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Project by USAFPOL posted 556 days ago 753 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had made a couple of these before for the family and my secretary saw them and wanted one for her father for Christmas, so I made another. I messed up a little on the board so a friend suggested doing an inlay with purple heart to fix it. The inlay turned out pretty decent, but harder than I thought it would be.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 556 days ago

Beautiful table so very well done.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 556 days ago

Very well done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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AandCstyle

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#3 posted 556 days ago

It looks good to me. Are the woods maple, walnut and the purpleheart? What is the finish? Why the two tops? TIA!

-- Art

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USAFPOL

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#4 posted 556 days ago

Yes, maple, walnut and purple heart and the finishi is minwax clear gloss with several coats. It’s not two tops, I just glued it onto another maple base just to strengthen it as well as add a little contrast. Thanks for the comments!

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eddie

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#5 posted 555 days ago

nice table the purple heart set it off well too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 555 days ago

Well done. A real beauty.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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