Knex Chess/checkers Set.

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Introduction: Knex Chess/checkers Set.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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/

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    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).

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