Living Room Decoration: King vs. King

This living room decoration is in the points of uniqueness and creativity really unbeatable. A chessboard of

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a different kind. Instead of the typical living room decoration in the form of a picture, King, Queen and Co. move into the living room and decorate the wall. Since the chess game can sometimes take a little longer.

Level of difficulty and time required

  • Increased to high difficulty
  • about 7 - 8 hours without drying time

material list

  • 2 pine wood strips à 80 x 13 x 2400 mm
  • 3 pine wood strips à 60 x 13 x 2400 mm
  • MDF board, 3 mm thick and 48 x 73 cm in size
  • Acrylic paint white
  • Acrylic paint yellow
  • Acrylic paint petrol
  • 3 wood screws à 12 mm (rear wall)
  • 3 wood screws à 35 mm (frame)
  • masking tape
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • battery jigsaw
  • sawing station
  • Fine Spray
  • Cordless Screwdriver
  • Cordless two-speed drill
  • Line Lasers
  • Wood drill 6 mm
  • Forstner drill 20 mm
  • 2 picture hanger metal

building instructions

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Sawing and painting

From the 80 mm wide wooden strips with the cordless saw and the sawing station saw eight 48 cm long pieces, which later form the playing field. Spray the eight shortened strips with the fine spray system and the previously diluted yellow acrylic lacquer. After drying, repeat the process.

Finish wooden strips

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Cut seven 48 cm long pieces from the 60 mm wide wooden strips with the cordless saw and the sawing station. These serve later as a place for the chess pieces. In addition, from the 60mm wide wooden strips with the cordless saw and the sawing station two 50.6 cm and two 75.7 cm long pieces mitred (45 degrees) for the frame saws. Now spray all 11 shortened strips with the fine spray system and the diluted white acrylic varnish twice.

Mark and screw

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On the yellow painted strips with a distance of 6 cm mark the playing fields with a pencil. Mask every second field with masking tape. Spray the eight taped strips with the fine spray system and the previously diluted acrylic paint inpetrol, allow to dry and repeat the process. On a 3 mm thin 48 x 73 cm MDF board from the back, alternately screw a yellow or petrol-colored strip flat and upright, a white strip with the cordless screwdriver.

drill holes

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Drill a hole in the four miter-edged ledges (for the frame) at a distance of 6 x 0.6 cm using the cordless two-speed drill driver and a 6 mm wood drill bit. Put the chessboard together with the frame upside down and screw it together with the screwdriver at the predrilled holes.

Screw the picture hanger over the holes

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Drill two approx. 0.5 cm deep holes with a 20 mm Forstner drill and the two-speed cordless driller at a distance of 6 x 6 cm each. Using the cordless screwdriver, the metal picture hanger over the hole screws.

Positioning and hanging

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Use the cross line laser to project the suspension position against the wall. There attach the chessboard with the picture hangers to the wall.

With this chess the game may take a little bit longer: The chessboard hangs like a picture on the wall, the figures stand securely in their place. Because every train should be well considered!

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