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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Handmade chess set

IMG_2717not glued yet
husband workin gon th epiecesyoungest daughter workin gon the piecesThis was a chess set made for my oldest daughter that my littlest daughter and my husband made together in some of these photos the set is still under construction.  This was how they (my husband and daughter)  spent the first week of Christmas break making the chess pieces from little bits of this and that.

under construction
 I hope my oldest daughter loves this since they have put so much work into this piece.  I do not know how many families still make gifts for each other we still love to that is not to say we do not buy gift as we do but we still  like to make things too.

One set of the pieces was left as how the parts looked in their natural state. The second set is painted with red enamel paint.  So in this chess game we have the White Queen and the Red Queen like in Alice in Wonderland.



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king, queen, bishop, rook, knight pawn
This was a fun project for them to work on together.  They got to go to different hardware stores looking for the parts and trying to figure out what would give them the look they wanted.  One set of the pieces is going to be painted with enamel paint.  They wanted to anodize one half of the pieces but ran out of time.
knightsbishop
half done and partspawnsw i p
not glued but this is the set up fo rone side of the board
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3 comments:

  1. Love your chess set. What size bolts did you use??

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    1. I do not know but they use standard sizes that you can find the most hardware stores to make it easy to get the parts to work together

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    2. My daughter is 14 and these pictures so she's about the size of a small adult so if you take the pictures where you see her holding the part you can probably get an estimate of about how big the parts are

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