Solid cherry and walnut chess board

Exterior frame created out of solid 2×2 cherry, dado to receive solid walnut cherry board

Board created out of solid .75 x 1.75 cherry and walnut milled and sanded to uniform thickness, glued up, cross cut, and then glued up into pattern

Accent border out of solid maple

Exterior frame stained cabernet

Entire piece coated with 3 coats of lacquer hand rubbed out