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All the useful info I've gathered regarding the info for making a Shogi-ban and koma.
This is a related question in boardgames.stackexchange.com:
http://boardgames.stackexchange.com/q/10836/4779
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The measurements for the board:
Length . 33.66cm
Width .. 33.33cm
Height . 30.3mm
Measurements for the squares in the board:
Length . 36mm
Width .. 33mm
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The amount of pieces that I will manufacture:
King ........... 2
Rook ........... 2
Bishop ......... 2
Gold General ... 4
Silver General . 4
Knight ......... 4
Lance .......... 4
Pawn ........... 19
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The exact measurements for each piece.
Measurements provided in this order:
Height, width (bottom), thickness, angle (general, bottom > top),
angle (thickness, bottom > top).
King ......................... 32mm 28.7mm 9.7mm 81° 85°
Rook, Bishop ................. 31mm 27.7mm 9.3mm 81° 85°
Gold General, Silver General . 30mm 26.7mm 8.8mm 81° 85°
Knight ....................... 29mm 25.5mm 8.3mm 81° 85°
Lance ........................ 28mm 23.5mm 8.0mm 81° 85°
Pawn ......................... 27mm 22.5mm 7.75mm 81° 85°
@jtwebb

This is an awesome list. Thanks for sharing!

One question, did you ever figure out at what angle or height the "tip" of the piece is? I see that the general angle along the side is 81 degrees, but at a certain point, that angle changes to meet together at the top of the piece. Do you know what the general rules for that is?

If that isn't very clear, please let me know and I will elaborate. Thanks!

@greduan
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@jtwebb

but at a certain point, that angle changes to meet together at the top of the piece

I think that's the second angle I put there. I'm not sure.

@sehrgut

I've not found dimensions for the komadai, but they seem to have a flat surface about 3 spaces long, square (e.g. for your measurements, 108mm), with some further extension of the edge around that, beveled or routed. Height-wise, they seem to come either flush with the board, or no more than a couple piece-thicknesses below the surface of the board, but never above the board.

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