A while back a good friend of mine asked if I would make him a chess table. Long story short, we agreed on what he wanted and just how much "artistic license" I could use. *LOL*..
well, here is the end result..
Primary wood is walnut, table top is walnut burl, Chess board is Paduak and Maple...
The pin stripping is American Holly. I finished the top with a hand rubbed lacquer proces. Extremely difficult to get right, but oh my, well worth the effort. In this case, it took FIVE efforts to get it right...but in the end, it came out just gorgeous..Did a flock job on the drawers. This stuff was/is the real deal and after having used it several times now, I'm sold on doing it this way..much preferred over the peel and stick options out there. Hope yunz enjoy the pics..
apologies for the quality and lack of quanity of pics..
comments, critiques welcome