chess set and table
|sad sam||08/05/2012 17:57:24|
|609 forum posts|
hi all this is my entry in our club compition which is tomorrow evening i hope you like it
there is more pictures in my album it is a sort of how to
i hope you like it sadsam
Edited By sad sam on 08/05/2012 17:59:26
406 forum posts
Many congrats sadsam. That is truly a wonderful piece of work. There is no way on earth that I will try to copy that one! I know just how much work is involved and I said never again! I am sure it will do very well in the comp. very well done indeed and good luck. Cheers. Ian
|dennis wake||08/05/2012 19:07:28|
2044 forum posts
i look forward to seeing this it is verry good. dont think i will enter my measley bowl in to the comp now seeing this. only kiding it is the taking part that counts the winning is just a bonus.
good look to you
1635 forum posts
Brilliant! How could it not win?
|Derek Lane||08/05/2012 20:55:16|
3219 forum posts
This to me certainly deserves a placing within any competition. Great piece of craftsmanship always look forward to whatever you build
|sad sam||09/05/2012 13:03:00|
|609 forum posts|
many thanks for all your comments either myself or dennis will let you know the outcome
and post pictures of the winners and entrees
here is a list of the woods used in this project
the chessboard inlay is maple and african walnut
the inlaid edging is mahogany
the top board is made of four pieces of tulip wood
the drawers and middle bits are mahogany
the bottom board is maruba
the chess pieces are oak and mahogany
and the rest is oak
it was all made from bits and pieces from other projects
and a total cost of nothing hooray
time taken to make for bloody ever
Edited By sad sam on 09/05/2012 13:06:23
Edited By sad sam on 09/05/2012 13:09:16
|paul wagstaffe||09/05/2012 16:07:18|
107 forum posts
Typical just when I think I am getting good at woodwork, then I see something that brings me back down to earth, I still have lots to learn. It's my dream to produce such craftsmanship. Well done Sam that's fantastic.
Paul (getting ready for the TT in the isle of Man)
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