Making a set of Chess Men

chess men and board

Having made a chess board I needed to make the chess men…all 32 of them! What had I taken on? This post is all about the process of making a set of chess men. I considered a number of different materials to use as the black and white elements of the design eg brass vs … Read more

Chess Board

chess boards

I decided to make a small chess set and so needed a chess board. These are quite simple to make and thought I would share the process. One: cut 18mm wide and 160mm long strips of light and dark wood. You will need 4 off dark strips and 5 off of the light wood strips. … Read more