Project: Finish Ready Paintable Chess Pieces 3 5/8" #5 with Box

Product Code: CHW23PRJ

  • $45.00 USD

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Product Details

This paint or stain ready project is ready to finish at home or in the classroom! Staunton style chess pieces come nestled in a wood box with a clasp closure. All the pieces are raw wood finish, drilled and ready for optional weighting. Sized felts are included to add a soft base to each piece.

Includes

  • Wood Box
  • 32 Chess Pieces (complete set)
  • Felts (4 large, 12 medium, 16 small)
  • Steel weights for pieces
Specifications
  • Box size: 7 3/4" x 5 1/8" x 3"
  • King height: 3 5/8"
  • King weight: .7 oz.
  • King base: 1 3/8"
  • Set weight: 4.9 oz.
  • Suggested chessboard: 1 3/4" to 2" squares

Assembly Note: Finishing materials such as paint, stain, or felt glue are not included. You can make the set entirely your own with your selection from a hobby supply store.



Customer Reviews

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I
I.K.
Happy with it.

Some issues with a few of the pieces but all in all they are of good quality. Liked that they were made of Hornbeam. Didn’t use the felt that came with because it didn’t match the board I made with them. Already in correspondence to get some replacement pieces and extremely happy with it. Recommend using danish oil to finish them! Will purchase again for my next handmade chess set.

C
C.R.
Fun Chess Piece Painting Project

The paintable pieces were generally what I expected. It included weights and felt to add to the bottom of the pieces. The pieces needed a bit of sanding because some of them were a bit rough. In addition, some of the weights were difficult to get into the bases of the pieces. It took a great deal of pressure and some adjustment to the holes in the bottom of the pieces. That said, I'd recommend these if you'd like to create a fun heirloom project. I paired mine with a board on which I painted a chess board and medieval style depictions of the white and blue kings. I decorated the box, stained its interior lid, and added felt for a lining. See attached photos.

D
D.O.

The chess set is great. The wait (4months) not great.

O
O.B.

Thank you

T
T.E.
chess pieces

The product is exactly what I wanted and are of good quality. I will send you pictures of the finish product. I will fractal wood burn the pieces and than use light and dark stains. the box is nice but two small as they had to leave top of of the kings as they will not fit in the box. I will make my own box and board as they will also be fractal wood burned. It did take several months to get as you did not have in stock. I will be needing more in the future. I hope you keep them in stock. I need the unfinished pieces as I will finish myself.
Thanks




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