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Description - Making Wooden Chess Sets by Jim Kape

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. The use of exotic woods and interesting designs will inspire woodworkers, chess players and scroll saw enthusiasts alike. 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781565234574
ISBN-10: 156523457X
Format: Paperback
Pages: 136
Imprint: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jim Kape

Jim Kape has been working with wood since childhood. One of his chess sets took a First Place Blue Ribbon at the 2009 Excellence in Woodworking show sponsored by the Arizona Association of Fine Woodworkers. Another of his set designs won a county and state fair award in Utah.