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End grain Chess Board

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Project by Randy M. posted 09-20-2020 03:45 AM 637 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been wondering for sometime on what style of chess board I would like to make. I stumbled on Mike M
( Would u make it ) videos and I thought I Would make it – with some features and just a few adjustments. Mine is close to 2” squares and I decided to trim the edge of the frame with my router – this would have been easier on my nerves before assembly.

Dimensionally it is almost 21” corner to corner with the inside board measuring 16”.

Walnut and maple were used with some Padauk in the frame for accent.
Finish is lacquer

I was lucky to find some nice wood filled chess pieces which blend in with the board.

-- Do it with your heart in it.........keep sanding





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#1 posted 09-20-2020 03:58 AM

Well done.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 09-20-2020 11:58 AM

Very nice Chess board, great job.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 09-20-2020 07:56 PM

Thanks guys this one was bit of a challenge for me

-- Do it with your heart in it.........keep sanding

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