If you are a skilled chess or checkers player than you are probably careful and thorough enough to master this project. Or, maybe you are a hobby woodworker and your planning that perfect gift for a chess loving friend. Whatever the case, if you are looking to build an heirloom quality all-wood chess or checker board than this tutorial is all you'll need. Alex Franke walks you through step by step with loads of tips and pictures along the way.
This is not a hack, but a real piece of art, and you'd never guess by looking at the board that it could have been pulled together with quality scraps of leftover wood. If anybody tries this project, let us know how it goes.