Living room decoration: king against king

Living room decoration: king against king

This living room decoration is really no longer be beaten on points uniqueness and creativity. A chessboard with a difference. Instead of the typical living room decoration in the form of an image draw King, Queen and Co. in the living room at home, and decorate the wall. Since the game of chess can sometimes take longer.

Contents on living room decoration

  • Difficulty and time required
  • material list
  • building instructions

Difficulty and time required

Living room decoration: king against king

Elevated to high difficulty

Living room decoration: king against king

about 7 - 8 hours without drying time

material list

  • 2 pine wood strips of 80 x 13 x 2400 mm
  • 3 Pine wood strips, each 60 x 13 x 2400 mm
  • MDF plate, 3 mm thick and 48 x 73 cm
  • Acrylic paint white
  • Acrylic paint yellow
  • Acrylic paint petrol
  • 3 wood screws of 12 mm (rear wall)
  • 3 wood screws à 35 mm (frame)
  • masking tape
  • pencil
  • ruler
  • battery jigsaw
  • sawing station
  • Fine Spray
  • Cordless Screwdriver
  • Cordless two-speed drill
  • Line Lasers
  • Holzbohrer 6 mm
  • Forstner drill 20mm
  • 2 picture hanger metal

building instructions

Living room decoration: king against king

Sawing and painting

From the 80 mm wide strips of wood with the battery jigsaw and cutting section eight 48 cm long pieces saws that make the game later. spraying the eight shortened strips with the fine spray system and the previously diluted yellow acrylic paint. repeat the process after drying.


Living room decoration: king against king

finish wood moldings

From the 60 mm wide strips of wood with the battery jigsaw and the sawing station saw seven 48 cm long pieces. These later serve as a space for the chess pieces. In addition, from the 60mm wide strips of wood with the battery jigsaw and the cutting station two 50.6 cm and 75.7 cm long Stückeauf two miter (45 degrees) for the frame saws. spraying Now all 11 shortened strips with the fine spray system and dilute the white acrylic lacquer twice.


Living room decoration: king against king

Mark and screws

the playing fields marked on the yellow strips coated with a distance of 6 cm with a pencil. With masking tape, cover every second field. let spraying the eight taped strips with the fine spray system and the previously diluted acrylic paint inpetrol, dry and repeat the process. A 3 mm thick 48 x 73 cm MDF alternately a yellow- or petrol-colored strip flat and upright screw plate from behind a white bar with the electric screwdriver.


Living room decoration: king against king

drill holes

In the four mitred strips (for the frame) drill at both ends with a distance of 6 x 0.6 cm, a hole with the cordless two-speed drill and a 6 mm wood drill. compile chessboard and its frame on the head and screw it to the pre-drilled holes with the cordless screwdriver together.


Living room decoration: king against king

Picture hanger bolts through the holes

On the back at a distance of 6 x 6 cm 0.5 cm two deep holes with a drill 20 mm Forstner bit and the battery two-speed drill. Using the cordless screwdriver the metal picture hanger holes on the screws.


Living room decoration: king against king

Positioning and suspending

projecting by means of the cross line laser, the position for hanging on the wall. There Attach the chessboard with the picture hangers on the wall.

In this chess, the game may also take longer maletwas: The chessboard Depends like a picture on the wall, the figure standing securely in place. Because jederZug but should be carefully considered!

Living room decoration: king against king

Photo credit

All images: © Bosch

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