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The War of 1812 Chess Set Hand made custom themed chess sets chess pieces and chess tables handcrafted on etsy by Jim Arnold's Chess Sets. Custom themed chess sets made on demand to YOUR ideas for chess set theme. As seen on dudeIwantthat.com!!! The War of 1812 Chess Set is the most artistic, playable, and fun piece of fine art you will ever own. Completely handmade by the artist Jim Arnolds Chess Sets on etsy he specializes in custom themed hand carved chess sets and chess tables. One of the most unique and original chess sets you will ever see! Completely hand carved pieces, no dremmels, duplicators, pantographs, foredoms, or any other type of "carving machinery" is used. This set is museum quality and its massive.

The chess board is made from solid Walnut and Maple and weighs about 50 pounds! The chess board measures 36" square and is trimmed on all four sides with waves and has period '24 pounder' cannon adorning each corner.

The pieces feature the US Naval ship "Constitution" versus the British flagged "Guerierre", it was the first victory at sea for the US. Each ship is nearly 34" long and about 4-6" tall. On board are Captains for the Kings, Lts for queens, Mid-shipmen for bishops, Gunner's mates for knights, and cannon balls for the rooks. Pawns are deck side cannon. All pieces representing authentic period uniforms. The Kings stand nearly 12" tall, pawns about 4" tall.

Specializing in creating the most unique hand carved custom themed wood chess sets available. His designs or YOURS.

Ever thought about creating YOUR own set, let's bring it to life!

Jim Arnold's Chess Sets...hand made custom themed chess sets chess pieces and chess tables "Art You Can Play With"

Chess Set War of 1812 Chess Set handmade on etsy custom themed chess sets and chess boards


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: basswood, maple and walnut
  • Made to order
  • Only ships within United States.
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