Handicraft
Chess men

Make your own chessmen: with our download, no problem!

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Handicraft: Chess men

Chess men

Make your own chessmen: with our download, no problem!

It's so easy:

Print out the chessmen and the corresponding mirror images.

These chessmen are available as download.

2. Cut out the figures and the mirror images and stick them together.

 

Cut out and glue together, for example with a Pelifix Stick.

3. Now paint the chessmen. We recommend Pelikan Wonderliner because the colour intensity is ideal for small areas.

To finish, go over the lines with a black Wonderliner

4. Now comes the difficult part: Make a cut of about 1 cm in depth into the bottom of the film containers. Please always be careful when working with knives!

The bottom of the film containers are cut carefully with a knife.

5. Slide the paper chessmen into the slits. To make them hold better, the figures can be fixed with a Pelifix glue stick. All the 32 figures should be made up in this way.

6. Once all the figures are dry, the game can begin.

Tip: It is easy to make a chessboard yourself by sticking black and white squares on to a board.

Squares of the same size are simply placed alongside of each other on a board.