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Nuts and bolts chess set

SarahC4
Budding Contributor
SarahC4
SarahC4
Budding Contributor

A creative chess set made using recycled timber, glue, paint and a variety of nuts and bolts.

 

 

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The project

 

The team at Bunnings Horsham whipped up this very cool chess set using recycled timber, Feast Watson products and a variety of nuts and bolts.

 

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Materials and cost

 

  • Pawn bolts x 12 (55c each)

 

  • Rook bolts x 4, (68c each) 

 

  • Knight bolts x 4 (86c each)

 

  • Bishop bolts x 4 (97c each)

 

  • Queen bolts x 2 ($1 each)

 

  • King bolts x 2 ($1.21 each)

 

  • Flat washers, 3/8 x 36 (18c each)

 

  • Coupler, 3/8 x 4 ($4.84)

 

  • Hex nuts, 3/8 x 28 (68c each)

 

  • Hex nuts (for piece bases) x 32 (75c each)

 

  • Wing nuts 3/8 x 10 ($4.16)

 

  • Nylon lock nut, 3/8 x 8 ($4.16)

 

  • Dome nuts, M10 x 20 ($9.25)

 

  • Foam bases x 32 ($3)

 

  • PVA glue ($7.65)

 

  • Etcher primer ($13.90)

 

  • Metalshield Hammered Finish x 2 colours ($15.30 each)

 

  • Feast Watson Liming White paint ($25)

 

  • Feast Watson varnish x 2 colours ($20 each)

 

  • Loctite adhesive ($6.54)

 

  • Recycled timber

 

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