I’ve seen a lot of people taking on new garden projects while socially distancing, but Dusanka Marusic sent in a project that is quite amazing and unique.
While socially distancing, catching up on garden projects has taken center stage. When I asked about how to make an outdoor chessboard, a friend suggested stone squares in grass. He had time to clear out his garage and found marble slabs that were never used. He cut them into 14½-inch squares and delivered them. Start to finish, the project did not take long.
The leftover marble slabs ready to be put to use.
Starting to lay out the chessboard.
With the chessboard all laid out, it’s time to start setting the marble squares in the ground.
Measure twice, cut once!
A pruning saw came in handy to cut out the squares of turf.
After cutting, I dug down to set the marble.
The board is finished!
Oversized chess pieces are ready to go.
Ready for a game!
The final result.
(Want to see the rest of Dusanka’s garden? We’ve featured it before: Hurricanes Can’t Stop This Garden)
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