Looney Labs Icehouse Mailing list Archive

Re: [Icehouse] Highly Portable Chess board Suggestion?

  • FromBrian Reichert <rignes@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 1 Oct 2009 22:36:08 -0400
* Elliott C. Evans <eeyore@xxxxxxxx> [2009-10-01 09:44:44-0400]
> For a highly portable chessboard, I second the recommendation for 
> just making your own from check print fabric. I know Jo-Ann fabric 
> keeps this in their "Novelty Prints" section with all the NASCAR 
> fabric.
> http://www.joann.com/joann/catalog.jsp?CATID=cat3162&PRODID=prd39346
> If you don't have the equipment or ability to sew a nice border on 
> after cutting, soak a little bit of glue into the edges to keep 
> them from fraying. They make a special glue for this called "Fray
> Check", but if your budget is limited most any glue is OK.

Wow, you guys have had tons of ideas.  I'm mulling them over (and seeing if I
can get my wife to sew the checkerboard border for me).  For now, I have the
board I made up on card stock and laminated.  I also like the look of the
Tri-Chess boards.

Thanks to everyone.

Brian Reichert
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