• For the backing on the modified pieces, I purchased a 12x18-inch piece of bronze metallic felt online from Benzie Design. Total cost with tax and shipping was about $16 US.
  • To Wescott circle template (T-831)
  • Scissors
  • Marker
  • Hot glue gun


  1. Measure bases of each piece
  2. Cut out felt circles
  3. Remove old felt pads
  4. Hot glue on new pads


I had a couple of extra wooden rooks to play with, so I decided to use them to test this procedure out. I am very happy with the initial results, and made a short video to show how they turned out.

House of Staunton Championship Set

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