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Uckers Boards

We have received many enquiries and commissions for our hand-crafted Uckers boards. While all personalised boards are individually priced depending on the detailing required, the following 'price list' should help you estimate the likely cost of your board.

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Uckers (Ludo) board

The Basic Board

Our standard board is 400mm square. The core is 12 - 18mm MDF - a stable material which gives a great base for veneering. The playing track squares are 22mm and typically made from sycamore or maple. The 'colours' can be dyed veneers or natural. The matching counters are solid wood, topped with matching veneer and with felt bases. We're told they "blob-up" nicely!

Basic Price - £ 200 plus carriage (charged at cost)


Uckers (Ludo) board

Simple Personalisation

Add simple detailing - up to three initials and a simple image - such as the anchor shown

£ 25

Add direction arrows (as shown)

£ 20

Other Lettering

£ 5 (approx.) per character



Uckers (Ludo) board

The "Dishonour" Board

Keeping a record of those juicy 8-point victories? Then you'll need a light veneer panel on the back of the board, edged and mitred to match the front of the board, where you can write your victims' names!

£ 10



Uckers (Ludo) board

Monochrome Corner Logos

Monochrome or simple coloured designs, such as shoulder flashes for trade specialisations, skull and cross-bones, dolphins or yacht club pennants - £ 20-40 each


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Multicolour/Complex Corner Logos

Almost anything is possible in marquetry, but the prices reflect the time and detail required.

Multicolour designs, such as officer's cap badge, ship or base coats of arms, etc. - £  typically 60-100 each (can be more)

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Rope circle borders - £ 25 each

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Raised Edges

Please note that our boards do not have raised edges.


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Our Uckers boards have even featured in an article in Woodworking Crafts magazine ...

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QJS Marquetry
15 Newport Road, Eccleshall, ST21 6BE
01785 850614