Experiments with wood.

 

Chess pieces made from Holly and Cherry, finished with a range of paint, varnish, and linseed oil.

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This King is made from Holly and finished with black ink.

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This king is made from Holly.

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This king is made from Cherry and finished with Linseed oil.IMG_1053

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This matching king and queen are made from Holly. The king has been finished with a gloss varnish and the queen has been treated with Linseed oil.

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The queen has a fishing weight inserted into the bottom. This helps with the stability of the piece and provides satisfying tactile feedback when playing.

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This knight is made from cherry and finished with linseed oil.

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