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Where to put the removed pieces

I tried to work a place into the design of the board to put the chess pieces that were removed during play, but they took away from the design. Here are my suggestions.

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Top of Frame Plant stand Velvet Bag
Velvet Bag
Our Price: $7.00
Normally we just sit the removed chess pieces on top the frame as shown here.  If you look at my main photo to the left, you will see a couple pawn sitting on the frame.
A plant stand also works well for holding the remove pieces, but I do not carry these.   You can find them online or in furniture stores.  Recently I saw plant stands at Ikea for about $30.
This is a small velvet bag that can be used to hold the removed pieces.  I would not use this for theme sets.  Price includes the bag and decorative hook.
Glass Shelf Black Lacquer two legged table Red Cherry two legged table
Glass Shelf
Our Price: $35.00
This is a glass shelf that can be attached to the wall just below the board with an alligator bracket. I wanted the shelves to hug the wall and I had them cut like an airplane wing so as not to have any sharp corners sticking out. The shelves are 3" deep in the middle and 18 1/8" wide. The price includes the shelf, bracket, two screws, wall anchors if needed and instructions.
This is my original two-legged table design to hold the removed chess pieces. The table just leans against the wall, no fasteners required. The top is 22" wide and 5" deep in the middle and it stands 30.5" tall. From the back of the shelf and for 13" down the back of the legs, the table sits flush against the wall. As long as that part is flush against the wall, then the top of the table will be level and it is very stable. It comes in 4 pieces and it very easy to assemble with two corner braces and 4 screws.

This is the Black Lacquer table. It is made of Black Melamine Particleboard, much like countertop material. I used a compound to fill the open cuts on the particleboard, sanded and painted the particle board black and then used a glossy lacquer finish over the entire table.



This is my original two-legged table design to hold the removed chess pieces. The table just leans against the wall, no fasteners required. The top is 22" wide and 5" deep in the middle and it stands 30.5" tall. From the back of the shelf and for 13" down the back of the legs, the table sits flush against the wall. As long as that part is flush against the wall, then the top of the table will be level and it is very stable. It comes in 4 pieces and it very easy to assemble with two corner braces and 4 screws.

This is the Red Cherry Table. I make these out of solid cherry and stain them with the Red Cherry stain that I use on my Red Cherry and Red Maple Boards.