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In-stock Chess Boards usually ship within 1 business day. Custom and out-of Stock Chess Boards take about 10-15 business days to make. Shipping time is 1-3 days For priortiy Mail and 1-5 For UPS Ground. We can make other arrangements as you require, just contact us and let us know what you would like.

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All our Chess Boards are sanded with 220 grit (very fine) and Professionaly sprayed with at least 3 coats of Polyurethane for a beautiful, durable satin finish

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All our Chess Boards are Hancrafted by me in our Upstate NY Shop out of Hand Selected Solid Hardwood. I have more information and pictures coming soon but, in the mean time feel free to call me with any questions. 607-282-6641.

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The short answer is - whatever you think looks best.

The longer answer is, according to FIDE (World Chess Federation),"the side of a square should be at least twice the diameter of a pawn’s base (it means four pawns fit on one square)". For more information on FIDE rules you can find their handbook here

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Yes. For details give us a call at 607-282-6641

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We put a very durable finish on our Chess Boards so care couldn't be easier. An occasional light application of furniture polish in very dry enviroments is all that is needed. Often even that is not necessary.

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Sweet Hill Wood is my small wood shop near Cooperstown NY on Sweet Hill Rd. Among other things, I make Chess boards and Sell them here, online, for you. We have Shipped our Chess Boards all over the world. I think you will find what we believe, that we make the best Chess Boards - period.