Create your extraordinary chess pieces
At one of our research on the Internet, we have encountered this DIY project for chess pieces. The idea comes from Brazil. A group of architecture students from São Paulo wanted to create something new from used metal parts. Thus, this sustainable chess game project was born. You have collected screws, nuts and bolts, and thus constructed cool chess pieces. The chess board is made of sheet and the figures themselves are coloured with colour spray – in silver and brass. Bauer, runner, jumper, towers, Kings and Queens look perfect. The whole ensemble has a specific, mechanical look and at the same time stylish and sturdy. To play, it may be a unique pleasure. It’s a creative example how complicated compositions or items can be made with simple materials. In this case, the parts are simply screwed or glued together. If you look closer at the chess pieces, you can see more detail. With a little hand skill and the necessary dose you will be patient determined able, to create such a DIY chess game. Maybe the old, conventional chess pieces are became too boring for you, or you just feel like something new. Be adventurous and try it once! You can also improvise and arrange the parts shown differently than here. There is not a requirement. Make your chess pieces according to your taste.
Below you can find also other inventive examples of extraordinary chess games. It has been working with different materials – wood, aluminium, brass, cardboard, and precious stones. Look at everything alone. What are your Favorites?
Have you found already screws, nuts and bolts?
Bauer, Tower and Springer in silver
Runner, jumper, Tower and farmer in brass
A great chess game pleasure
Sustainable thinking in the form of
Sleek design made of carbon fiber and aluminum
Designer Austin Cox for Alcoa
Japanese filigree carved wooden chess figures
Three-dimensioned figures of cardboard in black and white
Hand-made deities out of clay
Magnificent creations from Malachite
Minimalist chrome and titanium tubes figures
Robust cylinder chess pieces from bolt
Magnificent medieval figures made of brass by Italfama
Shaky pawns made of noble wood and aluminium
Stable mechanical look
Back to nature – simple and rustic
Screws and nuts with white paint sprayed