My father, James Armstrong Hindman, was a skilled craftsman, but he was the kind of person who did not want to do what he did for work in his spare time. My mother would get so frustrated because just getting him to throw together a simple bookcase for us was almost impossible. That said, my sister and I each have bookcases he made and we each have tall clocks for which he made the cases. We treasure them all.
Here are the chess board and the bowl: