How To: Build a wooden chessboard

Build a wooden chessboard

How to Build a wooden chessboard

Have you ever wanted to build your own chessboard? Well, you're in luck. This video tutorial series will show you how to build a wooden chessboard. If you follow these seven videos, you'll be playing chess in no time.

You'll go through the steps of making this woodworking project, like designing the top of the wooden chessboard, constructing the chess case and the drawers, assembling the whole chessboard set, prepping the finished product, sealing it and giving a hand-rubbed finish for a beautiful chess game.

(1) Part 1 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (2) Part 2 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (3) Part 3 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (4) Part 4 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (5) Part 5 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (6) Part 6 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard, (7) Part 7 of 7 - How to Build a wooden chessboard

9 Comments

that was cool i love chess n wood work right on man you just gave me a lot of motivation thanx

Great looking chess board. I watched all seven parts and downloaded them for future viewing. I would be great if you brought out dimensioned plans for your board. Great work on the board and a terrific camera-man filming it.

Steve. I have an ivory chess set that I got when I was in Japan on leave during the VietNam war. I understand that you can't even get stuff made from ivory anymore so I wanted to put the set in a really nice case. Your plan fir the bill perfect. I also leanred a lot of things I didn't know. Thank you for sharing your knowledge and experience. I'll let you know how mine turns out. Thanks to youor son also. He's going to grow up to be a fine man.

Bill in Raleigh

Very nice.Keep up the good work.I am a Woodturner,WoodCarver,Tree Climber.And I can honstly say....You did a nice job on this board.You are -NOT- lacking one of the most important things in working with wood= Patience!Big Joe,Connecticut

I feel like a cave man, I don't own a single power tool

wow that finish looks amazing

great tutorial! i just wish i had the time and equipment to do one

watched all seven vids, looks great i am undertaking this project as i am an avid chess player! the finish is superb, i hope my chess partner likes it when i present him with the end result, great job well done mate!

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