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  • Chess set. Let me know what you think.

    Well here it is. My first chess set. Please let me know what you think. Its going to be a present for my 8 year old nephew.



  • #2
    That is a great looking set.
    Your nephew will love it.

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    • #3
      Nice cutting on the chess set. What wood did you use and did you paint or stain it?


      • #4
        That is one super nice chess set!
        -- Rick --


        • #5
          Very nice looking and a great job on cutting!

          Karl in Sunny Southwest Florida


          • #6
            Very nice now you know he is going to ask for a box that has a board to play chess on for the pieces right? Great job on the pieces. Thanks for sharing it with us.

            Life is hard. It is even harder when you are being stupid.
            John Wayne


            • #7
              Very professional looking chess set. He will cherish it forever.



              • #8
                Very nice set, I am sure he will love it. Good work.

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                • #9
                  They are gorgeous. You did an excellent job.


                  • #10
                    Very nice job.


                    • #11
                      Nicely done.
                      "Still Montana Mike"

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                      • #12
                        Nice cutting. Just a suggestion - next time you photograph them turn one of the knights sideways so we can see what both views look like. Hard to tell from front/back views what they look like.
                        . . . because each piece will be someone's heirloom someday.
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                        • #13
                          Thanks for all the nice comments. This set was cut from some cheap pine and then i spray painted it and then varnished it. It took me about four months in my spare time.

                          Thanks again for all the nice comments


                          • #14
                            Sweeeeet job on that project........time consuming i know as I am making a set also. Started mine this summer and not finished yet, but love doing it.
                            You planing on making a board too?
                            Gloria ............... Two memorable things to say in life, "Hello" for the first time, and "Good-bye" for the last.


                            • #15
                              VERY NICE set! I don't know how to play chess, but maybe I should make a set and learn. Those are really good looking pieces.

                              Nancy in AZ
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