Chessboard and Chess Pieces

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Chessboard and Chess Pieces

Postby sircarveabit » Tue Aug 26, 2014 9:17 pm

I thought I would share a couple of pictures of the chessboard that I made. I did something a little different for the chessboard. I pocketed out all the squares from a piece of cherry wood. Then I stained half of them with a dark mahogany stain. Then I used an epoxy filler to cover the entire board. After I made the board people kept asking about the chess pieces, so after learning how to do a 2 rail sweep and several tries, I finally came up with some square chess pieces.
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Re: Chessboard and Chess Pieces

Postby PaulRowntree » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:15 pm

I love the pieces AND the board. The square look is very 'battle-ready', and reminds me of a stone set we had when I was a kid. Congratulations!
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Re: Chessboard and Chess Pieces

Postby zeeway » Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:40 pm

I agree. Good design on both the board and the pieces.

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Re: Chessboard and Chess Pieces

Postby gordread » Thu Aug 28, 2014 3:08 pm

Fantastic. Very well done.
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Re: Chessboard and Chess Pieces

Postby pops1964 » Fri Sep 12, 2014 12:20 pm

Yes very nice design on the pieces and the board . Keep up the good work , with winter on its way you'll have plenty of time to practice . pop's
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