Traditional Board Games

Chess & Checkers combo Game Board w/ wooden pieces, Handcrafted Traditional Strategy Games w/ Burned Artistic Details, many custom options



  • Details
    Chess and Checkers, two of the best known and most-played board games known to man is enjoyed by many board game enthusiasts all around the world. This board would make a great addition to any player's collection, and could be a great starter board for the ardent novice. Created from quality hardwood, this classic board and pieces will bring challenge and enjoyment for many years to come. Each game board is created as a functional piece of art with heirloom potential; no two boards are ever created exactly the same.

    • HANDCRAFTED with pyrographed artwork
    • LEAD TIME: 3-4 weeks (from time of purchase to shipping day; timeframes can be affected by workload, holidays, etc. – please inquire if a specific due date is needed)
    • FREE SHIPPING for domestic U.S. orders
    • WOOD TYPES AVAILABLE: Ash, Cherry, Maple, Poplar [Sample Chart included in Photos]
    (all woods are finished with a natural, non-pigmented stain, then sealed with a satin lacquer)
    • EDGE STYLES AVAILABLE: Burnt, Inscribed, Plain, Trimmed [Sample Chart included in Photos]
    • ARTWORK AVAILABLE: 25 designs [Sample Chart included in Photos]
    Custom artwork requests always welcome!
    • MEASUREMENTS: 15x15x1 inches [LxWxH] (completed/assembled product)
    • PLAYING PIECES/PAWNS: 32 wooden chess pieces & 24 checkers (cotton drawstring bags for storage included)
    Color Enhancements - add colorful details to your board:
    • ADDITIONAL NOTES / INFO: Diversified squares are 1.375-inches each, for a play area of 11-inches square. Grid is not tournament sized.
    • HOW TO PLAY: The rules of Chess are diverse and involved, with 6 classes/types of pieces having specific rules for movement and capture. Concise and educational rules can easily be found on the internet; a great beginner’s guide by fellow Maine resident Ian Youth can be found here:
    For the game of Checkers: The opponent with the darker pieces moves first. Pieces may only move one diagonal space forward in the beginning of the game. Pieces must stay on the dark squares. Pieces are captured by jumping diagonally over it, in the direction of the opposing piece. A piece may jump forward over a multitude of opponent pieces as long as space allows - the space on the other side of the opposing piece must be empty to capture it. When a piece reaches the last row on the opponent's side, a captured piece may be taken and used to “crown” that piece – creating a King. There is no limit to how many king pieces a player may have.
    A rules pamphlet with rules for both games is included.

    PLEASE NOTE: All of my items are crafted by me, in my home studio and workshop. I am a one-man show, with no ‘production partners’ to help mass-produce any item. Be assured that when you buy an item from me, you are getting a distinctive creation from the original maker.
  • Shipping & Policies

    Shipping from United States

    Processing time

    3-4 weeks

    Estimated shipping times

    • North America : 3 - 5 business days

    I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

    Customs and import taxes

    Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

    Payment Options

    Secure options
    • Accepts Etsy gift cards

    Returns & Exchanges

    I gladly accept returns and exchanges

    Just contact me within: 7 days of delivery

    Ship items back to me within: 14 days of delivery

    I don't accept cancellations

    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    The following items can't be returned or exchanged

    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

    • Custom or personalized orders
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
    • Items on sale

    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Wholesale availability

    Due to the nature of the majority of my work, and the typical amount of business that comes through my shop, wholesale items are not available.

    Custom and personalized orders

    Please contact me before placing an order should you desire customizations not outlined or offered in any particular listing.

    Holiday ordering

    During the Christmas holiday season, I can quickly become VERY busy; typically putting in 12 hour days in order to make holiday shipping deadlines.
    Please plan ahead - I begin taking Christmas orders in late August, but due to workload, I will close the shop to further made-to-order requests the first week of December. Ready to ship items remain listed and ship as stated in their listing.

    Shipping times

    In the case of any custom or Made To Order item, I try very hard to meet the listed production/ship time for the listed item. However, I am a one-man shop, and the handcrafted nature of the work, particularly during busy periods, can cause delays. If you require your item by a specific date, please inquire first. I do not rush the work, as I want each piece to be exceptional and worthy to the person purchasing it. Thank you for your patience and understanding, and of course, your patronage!

  • Reviews

    Reviews (3)


    This is an absolutely stunning beauty of a board. I am so glad I splurged on it. I will be proud to pass it on to my children some day.

    Beautiful workmanship!! All pieces are nicely made and match the chessboard perfectly. Looking forward to playing a game.

    Gorgeous details, a real pleasure for the eyes. I really don’t regret this purchase. I strongly recommend this board.