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MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 1,767 PRO
edited December 2022 in General

A few days late, but merry Christmas everyone! Here is a gift for all to use as you please:

Chess (Pascoe) - Public Model

Fun facts:

This chess set was modeled completely from scratch within Onshape. My wife and I brought it to life as a Christmas gift for our families back in 2021. We didn't release it to the public until now (Christmas 2022). The pieces were all printed using an Elegoo Mars 2 Pro resin printer (Purchased with funds from the First Onshape Competition 2021) with a custom mixture of Siraya Tech Fast and Siraya Tech Tenacious resin (I recommend a 50 / 50 ratio for the most durable mixture). The board was also crafted by my wife and me using solid Maple and Black Walnut wood with Tightbond 3 glue and some industrial clamps. The key to making the wood beautiful in person is Rubio Monocoat. There are a few custom features that I used for the models. Before global variables were introduced, I used Variable Library by @Alex_Kempen. The Rook brick texture was created using my custom feature Texture. The Knight's hair was modeled using a special custom feature Draw. The extra crown piece was intended to be used as a "Champion" mini game; the winner of the crown keeps the crown, the only way to get the crown for your king is to win against the person that has the crown.

Play Chess Online Inside Onshape:

The assembly is set up so that you can play chess with your friends online within Onshape! There are named views to easily see the side you are playing. Double click your friends profile picture to see their cursor. Reset the pieces by right clicking the entire mate selection and pressing "Reset". 

Using Draw to create the Knight hair:

Using Texture to create the Rook bricks:

Final product:

Learn more about the Gospel of Christ  ( Here )

CADSharp  -  We make custom features and integrated Onshape apps!   cadsharp.com/featurescripts 💎


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    Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 2,072 PRO
    Dang man! I remember seeing this one last year, but it's really really cool to see the model up close. great work!
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Ovyl
    Website: ovyl.io
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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 809 ✭✭✭✭✭
    This is amazing @MichaelPascoe
    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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    glen_dewsburyglen_dewsbury Member Posts: 636 ✭✭✭
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    robert_scott_jr_robert_scott_jr_ Member Posts: 390 ✭✭✭
    Wow! Nice! That looks like a lot of work. I'll bet that wood board looks awesome in person; nice and thick. Did you oil it? I'm curious about the resin mixture. Can you reveal the mixture ratio and what properties it produced. - Scotty
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    sebastian_glanznersebastian_glanzner Member, Developers Posts: 411 PRO
    Wow, this looks awesome!

    Very cool that you can play it online! I wonder what games also could be played online  :)
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    MichaelPascoeMichaelPascoe Member Posts: 1,767 PRO

    @robert_scott_jr_ Yes, we used a very special product for this. The key to making the wood beautiful in person is Rubio Monocoat.

    For the resin, I recommend a 50 / 50 ratio for the most durable mixture. For these pieces we used a ratio around 20% tenacious and 80% quick, but this is too brittle.

    Learn more about the Gospel of Christ  ( Here )

    CADSharp  -  We make custom features and integrated Onshape apps!   cadsharp.com/featurescripts 💎
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