Abbey Road Scrollwork x 3

  • Advertise with us
Project by KnotCurser posted 03-03-2011 01:41 AM 1441 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This work was done for a number of reasons.

First, I love the Beatles and this image is an icon – it just HAD to be done! ;-)
Second, I wanted to give a gift to a recent customer who just went through some trying times.
Third, I also wanted to do this image for a friend of mine who also loves the Fab Four.

So, this naturally called for – Stack Cutting!

The wood I chose for this is Rainbow Poplar – I think the funky colors suit this image well.

Piece measures around 5×11 and is 3/16 of an inch thick.

I was a tad hesitant of doing all three pieces in a single stack, but I used a brand new #3 blade and it went very smoothly with little to no “fuzzies” on the back. I used Steve Good’s method of only using packing tape on all four sides – no tape in between layers at all – worked very well and had an easy time removing the tape when finished as a bonus!

Finish was a soak in lemon oil and backed with thick felt.



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

8 comments so far

View MasterSergeant's profile


1324 posts in 1778 days

#1 posted 03-03-2011 01:43 AM

I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

View rsladdwoodworks's profile


311 posts in 2259 days

#2 posted 03-03-2011 01:47 AM

love it the betels ere the best

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

View Cozmo35's profile


2199 posts in 2126 days

#3 posted 03-03-2011 02:30 AM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

View a1Jim's profile


113832 posts in 2667 days

#4 posted 03-03-2011 04:37 AM

Very cool Bob ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

14408 posts in 2195 days

#5 posted 03-03-2011 04:46 AM

Way too cool. I love the Bealtles too!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View garriv777's profile


123 posts in 1955 days

#6 posted 03-03-2011 10:11 PM

Very cool Bob. I too, am an avid fab four fan. I think they’re the greatest band ever! Nicely done!

View cranesgonewild's profile


344 posts in 1998 days

#7 posted 03-13-2011 02:40 PM

It’s very well done, when someone can look at a picture in wood and know exactly what it is.
It’s a very iconic picture.
I like that you didn’t write Beatles on it or anything else.
There’s no need.
As always, great job!

-- I'm a Fungi --

View KnotCurser's profile


1944 posts in 2158 days

#8 posted 03-13-2011 04:59 PM

Thank you all for the wonderful compliments!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics