The following is a list of supplies used in the process:
I also made some preliminary plans in a CAD package, which will remain nameless for lack of paid advertisment. < grin > .
You'll need to decide what size you want your board to be. "Typical" size boards have either 1 3/4" squares or 2" squares.
This board was made with the 1 3/4" squares. Making the playing surface of the board 14" square. Your border width can be determined later. You may decide not to have one.
Below is a list of some of the tools used: