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    Default Pawnography

    Josef Hartwig, Box design by Joost Schmidt. 1923-24 Bauhaus:




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    are we gonna play???
    Simpler is better, except when complicated looks really cool.

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    Chit yeah! But I've gotta finish forming up the pool deck first. Otherwise, I'd not win because I'm rat-arssed tired after working on it and working to pay the bills.

    Just finished the last episode of The Queens Gambit tonight. Very cool!
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    Why are all those checkers so funny looking?

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    Was expecting this thread to be about some sexy tools scored at the local pawn shop, but those are some very cool sets.

    I particularly like the knights in the Hartwig set.
    whoa, camel. WHOA CAMEL!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Hoppe View Post
    I always liked Man Rays .
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    The knights and bishops seem out of order.
    Cools sets.

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    Peter Marigold 2011. Made from a single log and a piece of ply:
















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    The Algorithm Is Watching

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    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci.

    If war is the answer........... it must be a profoundly stupid question.

    "Freighters on the nod on the surface of the bay, One of these days we're going to sail away"
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    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci.

    If war is the answer........... it must be a profoundly stupid question.

    "Freighters on the nod on the surface of the bay, One of these days we're going to sail away"
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    VICTOR VASARELY (1906-1997) Chess Set, 1982







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    I have not played chess since my grandfather died in 1984 or 85. His chess set, which someone in the family has, was 'souveniered' in China during the Boxer Rebellion by his older brother. Ebony and Ivory,

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    Really liking The Queen's Gambit of course, but I know my limitations. Too undisciplined a mind to do all the slogging work to become a good chess player.

    Sadly, Herself used to be pretty good, and her father is awesome. Just how his damned big brain works, which isn't fair. Intimidating though for schlubs with my "skills."
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