Consider your next move carefully.
Games are important. Spending time with each other is important.
A good game is something you want to keep going back to and an experience you want to share. Chess is one of the oldest games there is and in creating this piece, I wanted to play my own small part in the continuance of a classic.
I’m privileged. I understand that what is created in my workshop, will be given a life outside of it by my customers. A life that will perhaps span generations of owners.
This is why I wanted to make something that would encourage those generations to come together.
The cabinet can be hung on a wall and the board and pieces are magnetised, allowing 'remote' or 'as you're passing' games to be played. It can of course, be taken down for a more traditional face to face, over a glass of something.
Steamed Beech, with Purple Heart veneer and a chequered webbing playing surface.
Remember, its not the winning, it's the taking part.
To enquire about ‘YourMove’, contact me, Nic James, at The James Lilly Workshop. (


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