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Rather than play the computer chess, why not make a chess set out of the computer! This is version 0.1 (beta). If I can get enough Pentium "586" chip...
The board is the underside of a mother board, and 32 black microprocessor chips. This creates the colors Green vs Black. Each chip was attached with...
The pawns are made from capacitors found on most CPU power supplies, with a plastic figure base attached with epoxy. These were the hardest to standa...
The rooks are power transformers from CPU power supplies, with heat sinks cut to size for crenelations.
I found some high-end power supplies that had nice relays encased in plastic. These made good bodies for the knights. The heads were fashioned from ...
The bishops are the armatures from hard disk drives, with green or black wire wrapped around the base. The wire increased the base's cross section, i...
The Queens are (from base to top)- 1. Clock battery from mother boards, 2. RF choke filter ferrite core from data cable, 3. Electric motor core from ...
The kings bodies are made from motor cores of two paper shredders. The crowns are hard drive washers, topped with the armature from old Zip drives- c...
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