Abbey Road Scrollwork x 3

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Project by KnotCurser posted 03-03-2011 01:41 AM 1710 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: /

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

I like it a lot. Thanks for sharing

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#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 ))

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


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

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

Very cool Bob ,great job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#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!!

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#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!

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#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 --

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

Thank you all for the wonderful compliments!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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