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Project by oldrivers posted 10-31-2018 02:26 AM 704 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Table Top Backgammon Board. This board is constructed from Tiger (Curly Maple), Paduke, and Black Walnut. I purchased the Walnut from the Amish in southern Tn. the Curly maple and Paduke from Dunlap Woodcrafts. Compartments are lined with Red Velvet.The board is set up for 1-1/2” Checkers. i I enjoyed doing the Project and would like your feed back on any improvement I can make. Thanks for looking.

-- Soli Deo gloria!





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 10-31-2018 02:50 AM

this board is amazing looking awesome choices of woods GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 10-31-2018 02:56 AM

This is above and beyond the call of making a backgammon board. Excellent work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 11:04 AM

Wow !!! his is a very beautiful game, nicely done, the choice of wood does all the magic, Bravo.

-- andrek

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#4 posted 10-31-2018 11:21 AM

Really nice. Great work.

-- Chris K

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 11:55 AM

Nicely done. Have you considered making one that is hinged and can be closed?

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#6 posted 10-31-2018 01:52 PM

Wow! Superior craftsmanship on that one. Looks great.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#7 posted 10-31-2018 07:36 PM

A showpiece !

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#8 posted 10-31-2018 11:09 PM

Beautiful board!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 11-01-2018 12:24 AM

Lovely Board!

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#10 posted 11-01-2018 01:32 AM

Very nice work, looks great.

-- Tom D

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#11 posted 11-01-2018 05:29 PM

Thank you all you great Craftsmen for your comments and encouragement.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#12 posted 11-01-2018 07:47 PM

Great game boards, very nice work.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#13 posted 11-04-2018 10:58 AM

In reply to EariS, thanks for your comment. To answer your question, yes I had built one took it to a Craft Show this weekend and Saturday, poof it was gone, (sold.)

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#14 posted 11-15-2018 03:54 AM

Excellent job. I was going to include backgammon in my game table posted on here last year but couldn’t come up with a good way to make the board.

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#15 posted 11-20-2018 01:31 PM

Beautiful backgammon boards. This will definitely be in my next table.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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