Each and every board is made to order and will take from one to three weeks to complete. It is well worth the wait to get a handmade board created especially for you.
Backgammon is one of the world's oldest known board games. It's history can be traced back nearly 5,000 years to archeological discoveries in Mesopotamia. It is a game that is still played all over the world
The woods that I use in my Backgammon Boards come from a local saw mill run by the coolest guy ever. I purchase the boards from Mike and then process the boards from rough cut to the beautiful boards I offer to the customer. I examine each and every wood plank looking for great figuring in the wood grain that will translate to a stunning board.
WOOD CHOICES ARE ANIGRE, CHERRY, MAHOGANY AND MAPLE.
ANIGRE – is a light colored wood that slightly darker than Maple and lasers in a dark rich tone.
CHERRY – is darker than Anigre and lasers in a dark color. Cherry can have variations in the wood due to the different grains, and the different grains can be in the same piece of wood.
MAHOGANY – is a very dark wood and lasers in an almost black color.
MAPLE – is a very light colored wood and lasers in a light brown.
I have to admit, even though Anigre is not well known, it is one of my favorites due to the rich tone of the laser design which seems to pop off the board.
Please be aware that every game board is handmade and each board will be slightly different and unique.
The finished board is approximately 17.5 to 18 inches square and it is hinged in the middle to fold in half. This makes storage much easier. The board comes with the playing pieces.
A storage bag can be added for an additional fee.
Engraving on reverse at no additional cost.
To personalize your item please go to the contact page and email me the information you would like on the item. I will draw up the design for your item and send you a mock-up of the design for your approval.