Build a Chess Board. Pt.4 – Assembly

Build a Chess Board. Pt.4 – Assembly


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  1. Allen S

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Steve, thank you. Just thank you so much. Wonderful job and I made an incredible board with your help. Now I'm working on a paduak, maple and wedge version. So grateful for you showing me how to take it on. All the best to you!

  2. Grengis

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Love the Easter egg!

  3. HonestDoubter

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Steve.  I have a second business making leather goods.  We use contact cement all the time to hold leather to leather.  You made a good choice.  In fact, I use DAP Weldwood.  Again, perfect choice. 

  4. Ben Corcoran

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Kudos for the blue rondo ala turk intro tune

  5. IceDragon978

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    This isn't a "how to make a chessboard with caveman tools" video, this is a "how to make a chessboard" video.

    He's making a chess board.

    Check mate.

  6. hinz11

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    I'm wanting to make my own chess set as well, but am very very limited on tools. Could you offer any words of wisdom. I realize it's hard to help out if you don't know what tools I have and don't have. I don't even own a table saw. I'd have to borrow.

  7. Estica Andres

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    This is more of a tutorial on how to use each and every tool on earth for any thing you can think about, if you have unlimited money for gear. Comn iv seen people making better uqlity chessboards with a hand saw and sandpaper

  8. Ethan Dicker

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    What brand of wood glue do you use?

  9. Nathan Church

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Make a cajon its a box drum please

  10. StinkySQL Sixpence

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    If you glue a rare earth magnet in your stop block, and another in the back of the drawer you have a pretty decent "latch" to keep the drawers in place.

  11. Footballogist

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Steve, I'm very serious about wanting to buy a replica of what you've made. I'm sure you've had many people asking. How much would interest you?

  12. socomcra5h

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    the more videos that I watch , the more i want to try these projects!!! thanks steve!!!

  13. metalfist616

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    to use CONTACT glue right, apply it on both pieces, let it dry, aline it and rub it on ^^ dont do it the way shown in this video, wont last that long ^^

  14. JoshVan

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    ok great. now build all the individual pieces! hahaha

  15. Magnus Holmgren

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    That's an exquisite chess board you've made — except for those drawer pulls. They don't match the quality and style of the rest of the work, I feel.

  16. TheReconSquad

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Which would be useful especially when you pick the board up to move it around, would be if at the stop blocks put magnets, so it holds the drawer in place and so it won't fall out.

  17. marchingpackofCeHS

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    at 4:53 those are some ice horses you got there

  18. @jazzlad Yeah, I did tape it in. You're right…I never thought about the tape rotting away!

  19. jazzlad

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Just occurred to me, did you say tape to attach the penny? I love the idea of embedding an 'easter egg' but the tape would likely degrade over a couple decades … might this cause a rattle? That might create enough curiosity to attempt to dismantle it 🙂 – Love all your videos, BTW!

  20. Paulo Marin

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    Absolutely great…I truly enjoyed it.

  21. avsiii

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    You should come-up with plans for this chess-board – You can make a lot of money.
    There's a lot of people out there who would to make your chess-board project…..

  22. Yeah. I use Titebond wood glue for everything. It's actually stronger than the wood itself.

  23. smokyMcDankmn

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    just glue the top on huh?

  24. Pasakoye

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    I love the idea of using the penny. Great video.

  25. Sorry, this was all made up as went along with a few crude drawings.

  26. FallenStar117

    April 12, 2018 at 6:27 am

    do you have plans

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