Make Money — Chess Set

$4.99

Cardboard and plastic chess set from toy store

$3.52

Exchange value of coins used as chessmen plus $2 for wood and paint

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Tom Parker

Tom Parker is an author who lives in Ithaca, N.Y., and works for Cornell University. When he is not tinkering with junk, he's a flight instructor and flies a 1956 Cessna 180 bush plane.

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