Custom Diplomacy Game Board

We were contacted to create a very special Christmas gift. Our client commissioned us to create a custom made, coffee table quality, Diplomacy Game Board. This was a delightful project and it was a pleasure to work with Stacey.

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All the components were milled from solid Cherry.

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Our client chose to have handcrafted stained playing pieces included with the Game Board.

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Our daughter, Allison, created two satin-lined velvet drawstring pouches for the playing pieces.

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Our client secured rights to reproduce the game board image. The digitally reproduced game board image is protected under glass.

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We carved our client’s personal inscription (under pouches) within one section of the interior.

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The finished outer dimensions of this custom Diplomacy Game Board are 38.625″ long x 28.875″ wide x 3.75″ tall.

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The design of this Game Board included enclosed storage for game pieces, note pads, etc.

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Also included into the design were finger holes which facilitate the removal of the playing surface in order to access the storage compartment.

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Do you have a custom project in mind? We’d love to help.

The van Vegten Family

3 replies
  1. jacob phillips
    jacob phillips says:

    Absolutely beautiful.

    Oh yeah, I do have an idea for another custom project; I’ll get in touch with you later about it.

    …and a belated Merry Christmas brother, hope to talk to you soon.

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