This is a beginner level project it requires basic level arithmetic and reading skills.
Saw (preferably a table saw)
Light and dark wood (enough to make four 2 x 20-inch strips, 3/4-inch thick, in each color)
The Cost of the project including tools is $_______
The Cost of the project excluding tools is $_______
The basic and skills for the project are __________ and ____________
The project was created by Doug Mahoney at Popular Mechanic
The project may be found here How to Build a Chess and Checkerboard