This chess board was made of wood from your local hardware store!
Step 1: Step One
Cut one and half inch piece
There is 64 pieces
Step 2: Step Two
Take 32 of the 64 pieces of wood you have cut and stain them in the color you like.
Step 3: Step 3
After stain has set and you are ready to wood glue them together make and frame so that you can push and have pressure on them so that you can make them look like one piece.
Step 4: Last Step
Sand down and add clear coat to make look how you want!