An invaluable resource for craftsmen, collectors and chess enthusiasts! Includes a history of chess pieces, the importance of the symbols used by chessmen, how to design and add carved details to chess pieces.
From the history of chess and turned chessmen to the design behind each piece, this rich history provides invaluable insight into both the game of chess and the woodturning craft. Featuring a gorgeous gallery of chess sets and pieces, this book explores the symbolism of chessmen and contains detailed instructions on designing, turning, and carving each piece. Ten patterns are included, enabling woodworkers of any skill level to produce their own complete set of turned chessmen.
|Size||8 1/2" x 11"|
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