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Chess Board Table

This is a chess board table dreamed up by my wife and I! It evolved as we went along building it! It is made of walnut and maple and took about 100 hours to build. The chess board top has a piano hinge so one can store the pieces inside when not in use. I turned the legs on the lathe and made the pieces on my scroll saw. The pattern for the pieces were designed by Clayton Meyers and purchased from his etsy site Claytonspatterns! The chess board top was finished with epoxy. This is the first time I used epoxy and it turned out to be a challenge!
Thanks for looking and hope you all enjoy it half as much as we did making it! What a blast!

-- Dave

9 Comments

Very unique design and a super build Dave.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

Thanks Jim!

-- Dave

Very nice design, great workmanship.

-- -- Soli Deo gloria!

Beautiful work David.

-- Jack

Wow! Editors choice! Thank you very much!

-- Dave

Well why not? Beautiful job and, like me and rabbit, a collaboration of design. Well done and congrats.

-- -- Alec (Friends call me Wolf, no idea why)

Very nice craftsmanship. Really beautiful.

-- Losing fingers since 1969

Best chess board (table) I have ever seen .

-- Wheaties

Thank you Bruce!

-- Dave