Knot your normal Chess Board

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Project by Mark Miller posted 10-06-2018 06:44 PM 1003 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to make a chess board that wasn’t your typical large contrast board. Selected Leopard Wood and Jatoba for this, with a little Curly Maple thrown in for flair. Some may hate it because the contrast will affect their play, but I love it.

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#1 posted 10-07-2018 02:02 AM

I love it too.
If someone blames the board for a loss, take it with a grain of salt.

-- Mike in SoCal, now East Texas

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#2 posted 10-07-2018 10:17 AM

Real cool

-- Petey

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#3 posted 10-07-2018 10:50 AM

Great craftsmanship.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#4 posted 10-07-2018 11:32 AM

I really like this.

The chessboard will only improve my play.

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#5 posted 10-07-2018 12:58 PM

WOW and I am NO chess expert but still love this board GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#6 posted 10-07-2018 02:15 PM

Considering these are usually set in formal areas, I think the fine furniture look wins over the usual walnut and maple utility.

Great job on dealing with the expansion issues!

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#7 posted 10-07-2018 04:59 PM

That is an oustanding chess board.
I would not mind playing on that board but you need some outstanding pieces to with that board.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#8 posted 10-08-2018 03:05 AM

For a second I thought, why is my chessboard online? Then I saw how shiny yours is… Well done.

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