Swivel-Top Chess Table

This was a fun project.

Empire style swivel-top chess table, with bun feet, and a lot of book-matching and marquetry work.

Table is built out of walnut and poplar. Veneer is crotch walnut, and walnut burl. Chessboard squares are bleached and dyed maple, hand-cut, and hand-assembled as a sheet before being applied to the surface.

Walnut, Poplar, walnut crotch veneer, walnut burl veneer

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