Turned Chessmen for Collectors, Players and Woodworkers
Whether you are a woodworker, chess set collector or maybe someone who has a strong passion for history, whichever you may be, you will absolutely love this book. While you are reading this book you will learn the origin and meaning of the symbols used to signify the sex chess pieces, including insight into the king's crown, the knight's horse head, and the battlements atop the rook. Details are also provided on how the design of individual pieces communicates membership in specific chess sets, and a series of photographs demonstrates six sets made by some of today's chess-making masters. Included in this book are step-by-step diagrams and colored picture that explain the process of creating chessmen for woodworkers and woodturners.
Turned Chessmen Specifications:
- 168 Pages.
- 8.5" x 11".
- Author: Mike Darlow.