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12.5" Black/Maple Wood Chess Board Without Frame - 1.5" Squares

This is our smallest black and maple chess board. The board is finished in a good quality maple veneer and is offered without a frame.
The black squares are created by the use of a permanent wood stain, which provides an excellent contrast and gives this board a purposeful look.

We say:
This board is ideal for smaller spaces and would match perfectly with a small set of black/boxwood pieces, such as our 3" Budget Chess Pieces.

Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 12.5" x 12.5" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.5"
    Weight: 3lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Natural & Black Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $49.50
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  • 17.75" Ebony/Birdseye Maple Wood Chess Board, Rounded Frame - 1.75" Squares

    This chess board is constructed from top quality ebony and birdseye maple veneers.
    The ebony provides a great contrast with the pale maple squares, and this board is nicely finished off with a rounded frame and decorative inlaid stripe.

    We say:
    Rare hardwoods make this a chess board of truly exceptional class.
    This board works great with medium sized black/boxwood and rosewood chess pieces.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.75" x 17.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Ebony & Birdseye Maple Burl Wood Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $104.50
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  • 14" Dark Rosewood/Maple Wood Chess Board Without Frame - 1.75" Squares

    This is our smallest dark rosewood and maple chess board. The board is finished in a top quality veneer and is presented without a frame.
    The dark rosewood is classy and elegant, with great wood grain effects.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with a small to medium sized set of similarly colored chess pieces, rosewood being a perfect choice!
    We recommend sets with a king around 3.5 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 14" x 14" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 3lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $69.50
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  • 14" Walnut/Maple Wood Chess Board Without Frame - 1.75" Squares

    This is our smallest walnut and maple chess board. The board is finished in a top quality veneer and is presented without a frame.
    The walnut is a deep chocolate color and is quite "earthy" in appearance, with generally tight, straight wood grain effects.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with a small to medium sized set of similarly colored chess pieces, sheesham being an excellent choice!
    We recommend sets with a king around 3.5 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 14" x 14" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 3lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Walnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $53.95
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  • 15.75" Mahogany/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 1.75" Squares

    We have pleasure in presenting our smaller mahogany and maple chess board.
    This board is constructed with top quality European veneers and is finished off nicely with a frame just under 1" wide.
    Mahogany is a tight, straight grained wood, with a rich reddish brown color. This board offers a delightfully smooth playing surface that polishes up wonderfully.

    We say:
    We recommend medium sized chess pieces in complementary colors to match this board.
    Chess sets having a king around 3.5 Inches tall are ideal.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 15.75" x 15.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 4lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Mahogany & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $59.50
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  • 15.75" Walnut/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 1.75" Squares

    This walnut and maple chess board is presented with a walnut frame just under an inch wide.
    The board is finished in a top quality veneer and is a deep rich chocolate color with close, straight wood grain effects typical of walnut.

    We say:
    Our walnut boards are perfect for those who prefer a more subdued, functional playing surface.
    This board is ideally matched with a small to medium sized set of similarly colored chess pieces, sheesham being an excellent choice!
    We recommend sets with a king around 3.5 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 15.75" x 15.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 4lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Walnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $57.95
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  • 17.25" Rosewood/Maple Framed Chess Board, 1.75" Squares

    This rosewood and maple chess board is nicely presented with a substantial rosewood frame around 2 inches wide and an inlaid border stripe.
    Fine European veneers and hardwoods are used to create this outstanding board with true character.

    We say:
    Rosewood polishes up wonderfully, with the contrasting dark grain patterns creating an interesting and unique playing surface.
    We recommend small to medium sized rosewood chess pieces to match this board.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 1.75"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $89.50
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  • 19.25" Ebony/Birdseye Maple Wood Chess Board, Rounded Frame - 2" Squares

    This chess board is constructed from top quality ebony and birdseye maple veneers.
    The ebony provides a great contrast with the pale maple squares, and this board is nicely finished off with a rounded frame and decorative inlaid stripe.

    We say:
    Rare hardwoods make this a chess board of truly exceptional class.
    This board works great with larger sized black/boxwood and rosewood chess pieces.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.25" x 19.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials:Hardwood, With Ebony & Birdseye Maple Burl Wood Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $119.50
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  • 15.75" Black/Maple Wood Chess Board Without Frame - 2" Squares

    This is our medium sized black and maple chess board. The board is finished in a high quality maple veneer and is presented without a frame.
    The black squares are created by the use of a permanent wood stain, which provides an excellent contrast and gives this board a clean and modern look.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with a medium sized set of complementary colored chess pieces.
    We recommend sets with a king up 3.75 Inches tall and a base no greater than 1.75".

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 15.75" x 15.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 4lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Natural & Black Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $59.95
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  • 17.25" Black/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    This nicely crafted board is constructed in the same way as our 17.25" Frameless black/maple board, with the addition of a narrow black frame, just under an inch wide.
    The board is finished in the same top quality black and natural maple veneer.
    The black squares are created by the use of a permanent wood stain, which provides an excellent contrast and gives this board a very functional, clean look.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with mid-sized chess pieces of a similar color and with a king having a base around 1.5" and standing up to 4 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Natural & Black Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $69.95
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  • 17.25" Black/Madrona Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    This delightful chess board is constructed from fine and exotic madrona burl wood.
    Madrona wood is particularly hard wearing, and prized for its complex and interesting grain patterns.
    The narrow black frame is approximately an inch wide
    Note: Due to inventory changes, the frame on this chess board may or may not have the border inlay stripe as shown in our first picture above.
    If you are interested in this chess board, please contact us so we can confirm the exact style.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with good quality mid-sized chess pieces of a similar color.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Black & Natural Madrona Burl Wood Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $99.50
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  • 17.25" Dark Rosewood/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    This is our medium sized dark rosewood and maple chess board. The board is finished in a top quality veneer and is surrounded with a dark frame just under 1" wide.
    The dark rosewood is classy and elegant, with great wood grain effects.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with a medium sized chess set of similarly colored pieces, with rosewood being a great choice!
    We recommend sets with a king at least 3.5 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $84.50
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  • 17.25" Hazelnut/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    Hazelnut has a uniquely fascinating appearance, as shown by our framed 17" chess board above.
    The frame is around half an inch in width and is a nice finishing touch on this richly patterned and very popular chess board.

    We say:
    We love the distinctive whorls and intricate grain effects of hazelnut, and are sure you will too!
    With 2 inch squares, this is a reasonably large board and works well with chess pieces with a maximum base size of 1.75 inches of a complementary color.
    We recommend a good quality set of wood chess men to partner this best selling board.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Hazelnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $103.50
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  • 17.25" Mahogany/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    This is our medium sized mahogany and maple chess board.
    This board is constructed using European veneers of top quality and is finished off nicely with a frame just under 1" wide.
    Mahogany is a tight, straight grained wood, with a rich reddish brown color.

    We say:
    This board offers a delightfully smooth playing surface that polishes up wonderfully.
    We recommend medium sized chess pieces in complementary colors to match this board.
    Chess sets having a king around 3.75 Inches tall are ideal.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Mahogany & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $65.95
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  • 17.25" Rosewood/Maple Wood Framed Chess Board, 2" Squares

    This chess board has the same overall dimensions as our wide framed rosewood/maple board, but the thinner frame allows for a larger chess square, a full 2 inches in this case.
    Constructed from top quality rosewood and maple veneers, this chess board is one of our most popular and has great character and warmth.

    We say:
    The contrasting dark grain patterns of this board create an interesting and visually stimulating playing surface that is irresistibly warm and inviting!
    We recommend medium sized rosewood chess pieces to partner this great board.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $102.50
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  • 17.25" Walnut/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2" Squares

    This walnut and maple chess board is presented with a walnut frame just under an inch wide.
    The board is finished in top quality European veneers and is a deep rich chocolate brown color with close, straight wood grain effects typical of walnut.

    We say:
    Our walnut boards are perfect for those who prefer a more subdued, functional playing surface.
    This board is ideally matched with a medium sized set of chess pieces in a complementary color, sheesham being an excellent choice!
    We recommend sets with a king around 3.75 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Walnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $67.50
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  • 19.75" Bubinga/Maple Wood Chess Board With Frame - 2" Squares

    This bubinga and maple board is finished in a high quality veneer displaying intricate and fascinating grain patterns and top quality workmanship.
    The frame is inset with a narrow stripe which adds a touch of class and style.

    We say:
    To partner with this board, our recommendation would be a medium sized set of chess pieces in complementary colored woods such as sheesham and boxwood.
    We recommend sets with kings up to 4" tall and a base no greater than 1.75" in width.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Bubinga & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $89.95
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  • 19.75" Rosewood/Maple Wood Framed Chess Board, 2" Squares

    We have pleasure in presenting this top quality rosewood and maple chess board.
    The substantial rosewood frame is around 2 inches wide and has an inlaid border stripe as a nice decorative touch.
    Fine European veneers and hardwoods are used in the construction of this delightful board, which exudes both warmth and character.

    We say:
    Rosewood polishes up wonderfully to a gorgeous sheen, while the contrasting dark grain patterns create a perfect, visually appealing playing surface.
    Medium to large sized rosewood chess pieces are recommended for this board.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $102.50
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  • 17.25" Black/Maple Wood Chess Board Without Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This black and maple chess board is finished with top quality European maple veneer and is our largest frameless board in this colour and style.
    The black squares are created by the use of a permanent wood stain, which provides an excellent contrast and gives this board a very functional, clean look.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with larger sets of similarly colored chess pieces.
    We recommend sets with a king around 3.75 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 17.25" x 17.25" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 5lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Natural & Black Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $69.50
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  • 19.75" Black/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This nicely crafted board is our largest framed black and maple chess board.
    The board is finished in the same top quality black and natural maple veneer as found on all of our black/maple boards and has a black border just under 1 inch wide.
    The black squares are created by the use of a permanent wood stain, which provides an excellent contrast and gives this board a very functional, clean look.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with larger chess pieces of a similar color and with a king having a base around 1.75" and standing up to 4 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Natural & Black Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $79.50
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  • 19.75" Dark Rosewood/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This is one of our larger dark rosewood and maple chess boards. The board is finished in a top quality veneer and is surrounded with a frame just under 1" wide and an inlaid contrasting stripe.
    The dark rosewood is classy and elegant, with fascinating wood grain effects.

    We say:
    This large and imposing board is ideally matched with our larger sized rosewood chess sets.
    We recommend sets with a king around 4 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Rosewood & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $94.95
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  • 19.75" Hazelnut/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2.2" Squares

    Hazelnut has a uniquely fascinating appearance, as shown by this delightful chess board, crafted using top quality hazelnut and maple veneers.
    The frame is around half an inch in width with a dark inset border stripe, and is a nice finishing touch for this richly patterned board.

    We say:
    The distinctive whorls and intricate grain effects of hazelnut are really beautiful, and playing on this board engenders a real sense of pride.
    With 2.2 inch squares, this large board works well with larger chess pieces around 4 inches tall.
    We recommend a good quality set of wood chess men to partner this very popular board.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Hazelnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $113.95
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  • 19.75" Mahogany/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This is our largest mahogany and maple chess board.
    This board is constructed using European veneers of top quality and is nicely finished off with a frame just under 1" wide.
    Mahogany is a tight, straight grained wood, with a rich reddish brown color.

    We say:
    This board offers a delightfully smooth playing surface that polishes up wonderfully.
    We recommend larger sized chess pieces in complementary colors to match this board.
    Chess sets having a king around 4 Inches tall are ideal.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Mahogany & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $79.95
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  • 19.75" Walnut/Maple Wood Chess Board With Thin Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This walnut and maple chess board is presented with a walnut frame just under an inch wide.
    The board is finished in top quality European veneers and is a deep rich chocolate brown color with close, straight wood grain effects typical of walnut.

    We say:
    Our walnut boards are perfect for those who prefer a more subdued, functional playing surface.
    This board is ideally matched with a larger sized set of chess pieces in complementary colors.
    We recommend sets with a king around 4 Inches tall.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • The same picture may be used for some of our alternative size chess boards in this particular style.
  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 19.75" x 19.75" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 6lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Walnut & Maple Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $78.50
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  • 21" Black/Natural Ash Wood Chess Board, Rounded Frame - 2.2" Squares

    This is our gorgeous, top quality ash chess board.
    Constructed from only the finest veneers, the black ash provides a great contrast with the unstained white squares, and this board is nicely finished off with a rounded frame and light border stripe detail.

    We say:
    Ash is a very smooth and hard wood, and this chess board takes a polish wonderfully.
    This board works great with large sized black/boxwood and ebony chess pieces.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 21" x 21" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 8lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Ash Veneer
    Made In: Spain

    $99.50
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  • 20.5" Black/Madrona Wood Chess Board, Frame With Stripe - 2.2" Squares

    This is our largest madrona burl wood chess board.
    Madrona is a fine and exotic wood which is particularly hard wearing and prized for its complex and interesting grain patterns.
    The black frame has a contrasting thin inlaid border stripe which adds a pleasing and effective finishing touch to this delightful hardwood board.

    We say:
    This board is ideally matched with large, good quality chess pieces in a complementary color.

    Note: Please treat our image(s) as guidelines only since:

  • Natural wood products have unique grain and colorations that may vary slightly from board to board.


    Board Dimensions: 20.5" x 20.5" x 0.5"
    Square Size: 2.2"
    Weight: 7lbs
    Materials: Hardwood, With Black & Natural Madrona Burl Wood Veneer.
    Made In: Spain

    $115.95
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