LumberJocks

Agent Smith Scrollwork

  • Advertise with us
Project by KnotCurser posted 1208 days ago 1513 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good Morning, Mr. Anderson….......... As you can see, we’ve had our eye on you for some time now…........ Mr. Anderson.

I still love The Matrix – more for Hugo Weaving’s roll than any other. Agent Smith is a TRUE Bad-Ass!

So, for the last couple of weeks whenever I would have a spare second or so I worked on and designed this pattern – using Picture 6 as inspiration, of course.

The hardest part was the earpiece and the damned curly cable – I really wanted to get that particular piece correct. Why? I don’t know – I just did.

Anyway…....... The wood is curly maple plywood and is 1/8” thick. It measures approx 7.5” x 8.5” and features two complete likenesses of our adorable Agent. Twice the cutting – Twice the fun!

Finish is a deep soaking in lemon oil and backing with thick felt.

I now have another portrait for my “Bad-Ass Wall of Fame”. Take a browse of my previous cuttings for more members.

Oh yeah – my favorite quote of Smith’s has to be: “I hate this place. This zoo. This prison. This reality, whatever you want to call it, I can’t stand it any longer. It’s the smell, if there is such a thing. I feel saturated by it. I can taste your stink and every time I do, I fear that I’ve somehow been infected by it. “

That is SO Descriptive!

Enjoy!

-bob

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





6 comments so far

View christopheralan's profile

christopheralan

1105 posts in 2346 days


#1 posted 1208 days ago

Perfect! You did a great job finding the light and shaddows! Well done!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

View BritBoxmaker's profile

BritBoxmaker

4354 posts in 1662 days


#2 posted 1208 days ago

Spot on, Bob. The brow and the mouth make this character and you’ve captured them perfectly.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

View MrsN's profile

MrsN

939 posts in 2151 days


#3 posted 1207 days ago

I love this! The matrix is one of my favorite movies, I even have sun glasses like trinity and neo.
fantastic job!

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7558 posts in 1545 days


#4 posted 1206 days ago

I just got a chance to look at this. It is a great project. You really nailed the expression and it looks wonderful!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View Occie gilliam's profile

Occie gilliam

505 posts in 1922 days


#5 posted 1204 days ago

thanks Bob for posting this and the way you did it.
nice work
Occie

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you too-oc@hotmail.com mail.com

View Manitario's profile

Manitario

2299 posts in 1508 days


#6 posted 1133 days ago

This is great! I agree, Smith was a true bad-ass; I had a friend with the last name of Anderson; every time someone addressed him as Mr. Anderson I had a silent chuckle.

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

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

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase