Introduction: Knex Chess/checkers Set.

Picture of Knex Chess/checkers Set.

Hello thanks for viewing this, Rate it even if you hate it!
Also Knex_Builder_Freak helped edit this ible, And make sure everything is up standards.
So lets get some pros, and cons.

Pros:
Very cool.
You can use it.
2 different sets in one.

Cons:
Kinda heavy.
Big.
A lot of knex.

All right lets get building!

Step 1: Parts List.

Parts list(the board).

Rods:
Green:296
White:168
Blue:44
Yellow:16
Gray:6

Connectors:
Dark gray:6
Orange:18
Red:10
Yellow:26
Orange (These can be yellows):16
White:32
Purple:138
Blue:66

parts list for the playing pecies
chess:
white side:
rods:
white:16
blue:1
connectors:
purple:16
blue:16
other:
y clip:2
ball socket:2
ball joint:3
tan clip:7
blue clip:1
small black tire:2

black side:
rods:
gray:16
lt blue:1
connectors:
gray:16
lt blue:16
other:
y clip:2
ball socket:2
ball joint:3
brown clip:7
blue clip:1
small black tire:2

chekers:
red:
small tire:15

black checkers:
small tire:15
rubber thing for tire:15

Lets start!

Step 2: Playing Pieces.

Picture of Playing Pieces.

This will show you how to make the playing pieces.
They are:
Chess:Pawn,Rook,Knight,Bishops,King,Queen.
Checkers:Black,Red.

1:The 2 playing sides black and white.
2:Front view of the black side.
3:Front view of the white side.
4:This is the rook make 8 for each side.
5:Another view.
6:Another view.
7:All 8 pawns(black).
8:All 8 pawns(white).
9:This is the rook make 2 for each side.
10:Another view.
11Another view.
12:The 2 white rooks.
13:The 2 black rooks.
14:This is the knight make 2 for each side.
15:Another view.
16:Another view.
17:The 2 white knights.
18:The 2 black knights.
19:This is the bishop make 2 for each side.
20:The 2 white rooks.
21:The 2 black rooks.
22:This is the king make one for each side.
23:Another view.
24:This is the queen make 1 for each side.
25:Another view.
26:Another view.
27:The king and queen.
28:The whole line for the back row.
29:The full step up for 1 side.
30:View from the side.
31:Birds eye view.
32:Full set up for the other side.
33:Both sides set up.

Now lets move on to the other stuff.

Step 3: Holder.

Picture of Holder.

Just a holder for the stuff.

1:Make this.
2:Another view.
3:Another view.
4:Another view.
5:Another view.
6:Another view.
7:Another view.
8:Make.
9:Gather.
10:Gather.
11:Add.
12:Add.
13:Add.
14:Add.
15:Add.
16:Add.
17:Add.
18:Add.
20:It's done.

Lets move on to the next thing.

Step 4: Side Panels.

Picture of Side Panels.

These are the panels that when on it make it look better.

1:Make 4 of these.
2:All 4 of them.
3:Another view.

All right lets move on to the next step.

Step 5: Base.

Picture of Base.

This is the base its not too hard.

1:Make this make 2 of them.
2:Almost full view.
3:Another view.
4:Both of them.
5:Make these things .
6:Another view.
7:Put them together.
8:Put all three pieces together.
9:Close up.
10:It's done.

Now lets move on.

Step 6: The Board.

Picture of The Board.

This is pretty easy look at the image notes and the writing so you can't mess up.

1:Make this but make sure to look at the other pics
2:Close up of the center.
3:Close up of a corner.
4:This is one corner there should be 2 like this.
5:This is one corner there should be 2 like this.
7:Another view.
8:Another view.

Lets go to the next step.

Step 7: Putting It All Together.

Picture of Putting It All Together.

This will show you how to put it together.

1:Keep adding blue rods.
2:All the blue rods.
3:The center.
4:The center with a bottom on.
5:Add the bottom.
6:Another view.
7:Gather these.
8:Add in the corners.
9:Add this on.
10:Keep adding them on till there all on.
11:All on.
12:Wheres that white rod.
13:There it is notice how it follow the other whites.
14:Add your chess pieces (Or checkers.) And have fun with it.

Step 8: How to Play

some of you know how to play but for those who dont how look at the links for help
wiki:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chess
how to play chess:http://www.chessdryad.com/education/magictheater/

Comments

king of knex (author)2011-01-30

nice chess board yoo must have alot of knex!

Thanks! And yes i do have alot of knex i have 60 some lbs :P

knektek (author)2009-11-03

lol scroll up and down simultaneously on step 6 pic 1 #illusion# lol

DrWeird117 (author)knektek2009-11-29

Wow...trippy.

omg thats so cool

Pizzapie500 (author)2009-09-02

Why don't you switch the purple or blue pieces (the 3d full circle except you used it as 2d) to black snow flakes (or full circle).

do you meen if i put blue cons where the purples go and a rod beneath and change the plates to white and black

Um yeah?

Electroinnovation (author)2009-08-30

Hey you copied IAC (or did he copy you).

well its for a contest so idk if he saw mine i copeied no one

Oh okay well then great instructable.

J Moneyman (author)2009-08-23

i don't get the whole point of the holder. what are the wheels for?

the wheels are for checkers

oh. that too makes sense.

also you can make a few extra pecies for chess and put them in there

Oblivitus (author)2009-08-17

Cool, next make one with life sized figures. XD

I might try in make one with 2 foot figures.

It would be easier then small figures.

im gonna get more knex and make massive pecies but i wont post it because it will ues alot of knex and wheels (the wheels are there so it moves smotly)

Nice.

DJ Radio (author)2009-08-17

much better than mykhalio's design. Love it.

agreed

thanks

Kiteman (author)2009-08-17

Wow, that's impressive.

wow that means alot comeing from you thanks

You're welcome, but I'm just a guy mucking about on the web. No big thing.

gmjhowe (author)Kiteman2009-08-17

You mean alot more than that to alot of us!

Kiteman (author)gmjhowe2009-08-18

>blush<

It's true.

lol

Fred the Penguin (author)2009-08-19

awsome this got featured!

knexsniper1 (author)2009-08-19

wow! this is an amazing idea!

thanks

your welcome! really, great job!

Killer~SafeCracker (author)2009-08-17

I knew this was going to get featured.

lemonie (author)2009-08-17

Well done - I was wondering if anyone would, got to be a winner. L

i think im gonna get a patch thanks

Not yet

smilee (author)2009-08-16

I like it!

thanks

smilee (author)2009-08-16

I like theknights!

thanks

knexguy (author)2009-08-17

Best I've seen yet, though the pieces could be a little more complex.

well the next step for me is to get some more knex knex and make larger squares for bigger pecies and they can be more detailedthen this but im glad you like it

Killer~SafeCracker (author)2009-08-16

Cool

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