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Project by KnotCurser posted 11-11-2010 01:17 AM 1695 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I saw this graphic, I HAD to do a cutting of it – I mean just LOOK at it!

For those of you who do not get it, in the 1980’s and 1990’s the World Wrestling Federation used the initials WWF – then along came the World Wildlife Fund and also laid claim to the same WWF initials.

Well, the Pandas won the battle royal and the Wrestling Federation is now the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).

ANYWAY…......... I think this play on words image is hilarious in a strange twisted sort of way – just my style!

Since the image is so basic, I looked around for a killer piece of wood – a live edged choke cherry branch that I split and ripped by hand over three years ago. REALLY nice grain!

Work measures around 7.5×3 inches.

As usual, a soak in lemon oil and backed by thick felt.

Too cute!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





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Elizabeth

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#1 posted 11-11-2010 01:37 AM

I love it!

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#2 posted 11-11-2010 02:23 AM

lol This is hilarious! Good Job!

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#3 posted 11-11-2010 02:32 AM

LOL this is awesome and hilarious! Great job.

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#4 posted 11-11-2010 02:34 AM

Totally awesome !!!

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#5 posted 11-11-2010 03:10 PM

Yikes. No wonder Stephen Colbert is afraid of bears!

Steve

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#6 posted 11-11-2010 03:17 PM

That is great
jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#7 posted 11-11-2010 03:18 PM

A very nice, & unique cut out. It had me fooled at my first look at it.

I thought it was just painted on the board.

I also like your choice of wood species. It’s one you never see, that’s what makes it unique.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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KnotCurser

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#8 posted 11-11-2010 03:49 PM

Dick & Barb,

I get the “It looks painted / It looks like it’s screen printed” comments quite a bit – THANKS!

I think it’s due to the shiny finish of the lemon oil and the totally matte finish of the felt I use. It does create an illusion that the black is standing proud of the wood surface. Anyway, thanks to you ALL for the compliments!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 11-11-2010 04:15 PM

The straight on image looks painted, but the oblique picture tells what it really is.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#10 posted 11-11-2010 05:29 PM

Nice!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#11 posted 11-11-2010 06:28 PM

this is great!

-- Derek, Iowa

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#12 posted 11-13-2010 06:25 PM

ROFLOL… This is good. :D :D

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#13 posted 02-03-2011 03:17 PM

That’s hilarious LOL!

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