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Making Wooden Chess Sets : 15 One-of-a-Kind Projects for the Scroll Saw (Paperback) (Jim Kape)

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Chess is played by millions of people worldwide. It holds a certain status to those who play it, often displaying their game boards as part of their décor. Woodworker and author Jim Kape takes this competitive mind sport to the next level, with 13 classic and modern designs of chess sets that are true conversation starters.Making Wooden Chess Sets includes patterns to create sets inspired by Paris, San Francisco, Henry VIII, and Neo-Classic design. The Berlin chess set will give chess enthusiasts and woodworkers a new viewpoint of the game with its vertical board that mounts on the wall. Also included - all the information needed to construct a handsome chess board, a travel chess set, and a range of storage boxes.With his use of beautiful exotic woods, and a high level of craftsmanship, Kape will have everyone from chess set collectors, to scrollers and woodworkers, interested in creating unique, heirloom-quality sets with this interesting book.Chess is played by millions of people worldwide. It holds a certain status to those who play it, often displaying their game boards as part of their décor. Woodworker and author Jim Kape takes this competitive mind sport to the next level, with 13 classic and modern designs of chess sets that are true conversation starters.Making Wooden Chess Sets includes patterns to create sets inspired by Paris, San Francisco, Henry VIII, and Neo-Classic design. The Berlin chess set will give chess enthusiasts and woodworkers a new viewpoint of the game with its vertical board that mounts on the wall. Also included - all the information needed to construct a handsome chess board, a travel chess set, and a range of storage boxes.With his use of beautiful exotic woods, and a high level of craftsmanship, Kape will have everyone from chess set collectors, to scrollers and woodworkers, interested in creating unique, heirloom-quality sets with this interesting book.

Chess pieces and their boards are a thing of beauty that serious players often like to display around their home. The 15 one-of-a-kind designs in this book are sure to become conversation pieces, like the Berlin, with its vertical board that mounts to the wall. Other patterns in the book are inspired by the beautiful cities of Paris, San Francisco, and Venice. From classical to modern these chess sets will be cherished for years to come for their heirloom quality and high level of craftsmanship. The author's use of exotic woods, and interesting designs are sure to inspire woodworkers, chess players and scroll saw enthusiasts alike.

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Number of Pages: 135
Genre: Crafts + Hobbies, Games
Sub-Genre: Woodwork
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc
Author: Jim Kape
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2010
TCIN: 13082385
UPC: 9781565234574
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-2679

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