Can You See the Chess Board?
This chess board is 17” square. Each square is just over 2” and is made using 8 triangles. One type of wood is in each square. One kind of wood is on the chess board. The dark square has “Ash sapwood” and “Ash Heartwood” from Missouri; the light square has “Ash heartwood” and “Ash sapwood” from Missouri. There are 612 pieces in the over lay.
I was playing around when I made this board. I wanted to see what it would look like to reverse the kinds of wood in each square and also if I could make it all out of the same wood. It can mix up your opponent. It can mix you up.
This is my version of “modern art”; it makes a nice wall hanging.
This gives a completely different look to a chess board. When not being used as a chess board, it is made to hang on the wall from one corner. They make a very beautiful wall hanging.
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