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High Quality Large Chinese Checkers w 16mm/5/8" designer Marbles- Dragon Pattern Laser Engraved, 18 5/8" Dia x 5/8" thick, Paul Szewc
This Chinese Checker board is made of Russian birch plywood and the dragon images and game outlines have been laser engraved and will not wear off through extended use. These patterns give the game board a textured and embossed look.
Through production the game board has been hand shaped, sanded, and finished with several coats of lacquer creating a smooth to the touch finish. This is the same process that a fine piece of furniture receives. It is very durable and requires no care. Simply wipe with a damp cloth if it becomes dirty.
When you're not playing the game, the board can be hung on the wall as a piece of artwork due to the keyhole slot on the back of the board.
Paul designed this Chinese Checkers board with better play in mind. Tired of traditional boards, where the marbles sit close together making clear movement over the board difficult, Paul designed this game board so that the marbles are larger and the indentations where the marbles sit are further apart allowing the player to easily pickup and move during their turn. Additionally, lasered channels connecting the indentations allow for easy marble travel.
The estimated diameter of the board is 18 5/8" with an estimated circumference of 58 1/2". As our products are hand finished, slight changes in size may occur from the size given. Additionally, please note that due to wood grain variance, your board may differ slightly than the board shown in the photos. Marble colours may also differ from the images shown.
Please note the last image shows the jumbo (left side) and large (right side) versions of the game for comparison. Only the large game board is in included with your purchase. Multiple boards may be purchased at one time. If you wish to order a jumbo Chinese Checkers please visit other listing.
Our goal at Masterpiece Lasered Wood is to provide you with the best quality product we can. As wood is a natural, living product sometimes its grain and texture can get a little unruly. Knots, streaking, and other flaws in the grain can occur during the natural growth of the tree. We at Masterpiece Lasered Wood, home of the famous “wonky” furniture design, believe these qualities add a uniqueness to our product rather than flaws. We do, however, try our to best to ensure every product we create is free from large, unsightly markings and deformities in the wood but cannot guarantee they will be free of minor flaws. If you are like us and LOVE some rebellious wood grain or an interesting knot here and there (as long as it doesn’t interfere with the use), let us know and we will try and dig up something special for your tastes.
To not incur shipping charges, you are most welcome to pick it up at our gallery, see below for location and gallery hours. If you are picking up your item, I will issue you a refund on shipping. Make sure you put in Notes to Buyer - picking up in gallery.
Check out more of our products here! https://www.etsy.com/shop/PaulSzewc
If you are in Canada you may visit us at one of the locations below:
Guelph - Masterpiece Gallery - 7100 Fife Road, All Year Long - Monday to Friday 11am to 5pm
Waterloo - St. Jacob's Farmers Market - All Year Long - Thurs. & Saturdays in the Market Building second floor
Windsor - Windsor Art in the Park - June
Cobourg - Cobourg Rotary Arts & Crafts - July
Barrie - Arts & Crafts at Kempenfest - August
Toronto - Cabbagetown Arts & Crafts - September
Niagara Region - Balls Falls Thanksgiving Festival - October
Guelph - Fair November - University of Guelph - November
Guelph - Stone Road Mall Kiosk - December 1 - 24
For more products that we don't sell on Etsy visit our GALLERY or website http://masterpiece.on.ca/