Reports | August 08, 2007 18:01

[lang_nl]Hoe maak je een schaakbord?[/lang_nl][lang_en]How to make a chess board?[/lang_en]

[lang_nl]Altijd al willen weten hoe je een schaakbord maakt? Nou, je neemt wat hout, zaagt wat vakjes, pakt wat lijm, en... Niet dus. Vandaag zie je hoe een professionele timmerman zoiets aanpakt. In dit geval de Wood Guy. Oftewel een nieuwe aflevering in de bekroonde serie 'Creatief met hout'. (Dit filmpje kwam ik tegen op, een van de vele YouTube-achtige videosites.)[/lang_nl][lang_en]Always wanted to know how chess boards are made? Well, you collect some wood, saw some squares, take some glue and... Nopes. Today you can find out how a professional carpenter does the job. In this case, the Wood Guy. (I came across this video at, one of the many YouTube-like video sites.)[/lang_en]



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Author: Peter Doggers

Founder and editor-in-chief of, Peter is responsible for most of the chess news and tournament reports. Often visiting top events, he also provides photos and videos for the site. He's a 1.e4 player himself, likes Thai food and the Stones.


Christos (Greece)'s picture

Clever way to make chessboards.
I wonder if every chessboard maker knows this, because I have seen chessboards in which the squares are not aligned with much precision.

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