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Classic Chessboard Plan

Item #: 33049
$4.19
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Overview

Build a chessboard so fine, it's fit for a king or a queen!

The uniquely designed chessboard top works with natural wood movement to keep the top stable. Two built-in drawers are perfect for hiding away your chess pieces. Plan is a reprint from issue 48 of Today's Woodworker magazine.

Finished size is 17" x 17" x 4" High

Hardware kit includes:

2 each #28613 Brass Ball Catch
2 each #35451 5/8" Bright Brass Knob
4 each #20719 1/4" Birch Dowel Rods in 12 Inch Lengths
1 each #22814 Green Felt Sheet 24" x 12"
1 each #70615 Nylo-tape 1/2" x 10'

The lumber package includes enough Wenge (dark) and Hard Maple (light) to make all 64 squares on the chess board.

Tech Spec

Weight (lbs) 0.0100

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The plans I received are full...

Chris R from Napa, CA Posted January 25, 2009
The plans I received are full color and high quality. The detail views and plan drawings are excellent, clear, and easy to understand. Though I used my own chessboard grid idea, the project turned out great.

I built this board from the...

Guest from Burlington, KY Posted February 4, 2008
I built this board from the magazine plans in high school shop class. I was glad that I could find the plans as I want to build another one(8 years later). Everybody that sees it loves it! It's fun to build and the drawers for the pieces make it fancy...I made the dark squares out of wenge and the rest of the box out of walnut. You won't be disappointed if you build this!!!

I recently carved an intricate chess...

Murray S from Rockaway, NJ Posted January 20, 2008
I recently carved an intricate chess set and board, but I was intrigued by these plans.It may take a while, but it looks perfect to go with this carved, not turned, chess set and I am looking forward to completing it.

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