Double Nickel Chess Ensemble

Chess board with 2" squares in Sapele and Maple with a border in Cherry, Walnut and gilded molding. Table is Sapele with gilded molding. Four 1959 nickels are inlaid in the corners as they are the birth year of the recipient . Drawers are Walnut and Maple with hand made Brass Pulls.Drawers are lined with Red Felt There are two Chess sets in this presentation. The first set is Maple and Walnut with Brass hex bases. The second Chess Set for this ensemble is made from cold rolled steel and is finished in Enamel.

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Made in Ypsilanti, MI

By Woodward Woodworks


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  • Jamie F.

    Jamie F.'s review

    • Nov 27th 2015

    This table was a lifetime dream of ours. This was also our first project with CustomMade and Alan, and we couldn't be more pleased! The wood he suggested and used was gorgeous, the tooled designed legs perfect, the puzzling surface and and the mechanics of it were incredible, the inlaid chess board just lovely....everything was beautifully thought out and executed. As it was our first piece of really good furniture, we were a wee bit neurotic, Alan was so patient and kind with us and our many changes! He worked closely with us, sending drawings and pics as we progressed through to the final piece. Alan is more than a furniture maker...he is truly an artist. We were so lucky that it was he who we worked with! The piece is everything we could have hoped for. It was shipped beautifully and arrived yesterday, and now sits in it's place of honor. Thank you Alan! We will be more than happy to give recommendations whenever you need them! And if we ever want another custom piece we will, without hesitation, come to you!

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