We fell in love with Bauhaus chess set, and at last we can make it!
6 oktober 2014
I never learned to play chess. At some point in time I did buy a Chess for Dummies guide, but I quickly got bored with all the rules and moves to remember, so I never got beyond the first chapter. My partner on the other hand, did learn to play chess and when I first moved in with him, a chess table was prominently present in our living room. Several house moves later, we ditched the chess set as its main job was serving as a dust collector.
Then, on August 17 2009, my partner saw this Bauhaus chess set during our trip to East-Germany.
We both fell in love with this set and to our surprise there was a book available with all the dimension at the Bauhaus museum in Weimar. We bought the book with the intention to make it. As you may have guessed, that never happened of course. Our main obstacle: not knowing how to transfer the design to a 3D-model.