This beautiful hand crafted Chess Board is made from Canary Wood, Wenge and Padauk. This chess board is made to regulation standards with each square at 2 1/8" diameter. Squares are made from Canary Wood and Wenge. Banding is from Padauk with Canary Wood and Wenge accents. Canary wood is called Tarara in Brazil. This is a beautiful exotic wood that has the colors of Tulip wood. Colors for Canary wood can range from red, yellow, orange, green, tan and browns. Canary trees grow to a height of 100 feet with a diameter of up to 3 feet. Wenge is from equatorial West Africa. The wood is difficult to obtain over the last 10 years due to internal conflict in Africa. Wenge trees grow to a height of 90 feet and a diameter of up to 4 feet. Padauk is from Central and Tropical West Africa. The color of Padauk is a beautiful reddish orange color. Padauk trees grow to a height up to 130 feet with a diameter up to 4 feet. Game pieces included. Overall Board size: 18 5/8" square and 1 1/2" thick.
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