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Making a 3D Chess Board To Go With The Chess Pieces

A multiple level 3D chess board. Made of walnut, each block is at a different height to add a fun and artistic factor to the classic game of chess. With a proper workshop and a few pieces of walnut lumber, you can build your own 3D chess board in less than a week.

image credit: Andy Phillip

This craft is both appealing to the eye and also a great way to test your skills of chess in a whole different way.The process of actually deciding which style of chess board was hard.

I wanted to make it very appealing to the eye, something that someone would be interested in with the first look at the board. But at the same time, not make it too confusing to play the classic game of chess on.


He built the entire structure by cutting rectangular wooden dowels and then gluing them together before spray painting. This is a similar board in which each cube is a loose piece, “so that people can stack it themselves and create their own battle ground.