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    new project

    I recently finished two sets of this board game. It is called tablut and is an old Norse game.


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    Not familiar with the game but it looks interesting and the pieces look cool too! Nice work.
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    Thanks, here is the other set




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    Nice carvings. They were playing a variation of this on Vikings this week!
    Maria
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    Yes they were, I think they were playing hnefatafl which is a later iteration of the game with the primary difference being a slightly larger board and about twice as many pieces. I had planned on making one of those next, but after carving 48 of the smaller ones I think I am done with this for awhile. I spent almost exactly a year making these, I started right after last Christmas when I finished another project that was a present, and was scrambling to finish these by this one as one of them was a present as well.

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    The boards may get redone though, not really happy with the finish on the end grain.

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    Love the carving. I can sure see why it took a year to complete, but those pieces are delightful!

    The boards look rustic and aged. I think I'd leave the end grain as is.

    These are really neat.

    Fred
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    Nice Job. I'll have tto look up that game Is seems like it would be a fun project.

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