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The Obligatory Chessboard

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Project by GeorgeInNWFla posted 10-18-2013 04:37 PM 1236 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this chessboard awhile back. The gameboard is walnut and pine and the body is cedar. I hand-painted the chess pieces to look like distressed metal. Felt-lined drawer to hold all the chessmen, and the knob is lead crystal and very old.

-- Leave out the fiction. The fact is this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions. Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence.





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natenaaron

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#1 posted 10-18-2013 06:59 PM

Neat. This is one of those projects on my to do list. I don’t play but my nephew does.

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 05:18 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK! (Ontario, CANADA)

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GeorgeInNWFla

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#3 posted 10-21-2013 03:51 AM

Thanks :)

-- Leave out the fiction. The fact is this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions. Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence.

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#4 posted 10-23-2013 02:18 PM

Absolutely beautiful chessboard! Great wood selection and chess pieces look authentic. Excellent work!

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#5 posted 10-23-2013 02:24 PM

This is a wonderful conversation piece and turned out quite nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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