Two NEW Beatles Scollsaw Cuttings

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Project by KnotCurser posted 02-11-2012 04:06 PM 1379 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I sell a bunch of my scrollworks out of a consignment shop in upper Maryland. The Ladies that own the shop asked me recently if I could come up with a few more “Beatles Inspired” works because that’s what seems to be selling the best.

Here’s what I came up with.

The “Jump” image is iconic – used on pop art and lunch boxes the world over.

The other image, however, I am proud to say is all my own. :-) I took the “Hard Day’s Night” Album cover and rotated the four heads into a type of inkblot effect. Either that or they are all looking down a well at you. ;-)

The only issue I had was figuring out which way was the “correct” way to hang it!

Both are cut into solid 1/4” hardwood. The “Jump” cutting is done on Quartersawn Sycamore and the “Hard Day’s Night” is cut into Red Oak.

Finish for both was a soaking in lemon oil and backed with thick felt.

Oh, and thanks to the wonders of stack cutting, I now have two of each for sale. :-)


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 02-11-2012 04:11 PM

These are incredible, Bob! It’s no wonder they are doing well for you. Keep ‘um coming!

Sheila :)

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

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#2 posted 02-11-2012 04:14 PM

wonderful work Bob

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 02-11-2012 04:21 PM

Brilliant work, Bob.

I particularly like the square one, with the four apparently looking down at you. It looks well hung. Initially I had thought ‘what about diagonally?’ but came to the conclusion that it would dilute the impact. I’d definitely buy that one. Its hard to find an original take on the Beatles but you have achieved it here. Could I suggest a title for it as ‘I’m Looking Through You’. One of my personal favourite Beatles tracks.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#4 posted 02-11-2012 04:30 PM

I really like the square one too. Nice job on both.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 02-11-2012 04:44 PM

Nice work. I really like the four heads. On “Jump” it looks like Paul has his back turned to us. Which in a way is rather fitting comment. IMHO


-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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#6 posted 02-11-2012 08:41 PM

absolutely awesome.

-- " 'woodworker''s a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof

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#7 posted 02-11-2012 09:39 PM

Nice job, I love them. They will be good sellers.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#8 posted 02-11-2012 10:54 PM

“and you been workin, like a daw awwg, it’s been a hard days nite, i should be sleepin like a log” gr8 scrolling for a gr8 band. nobody will ever beat em

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#9 posted 02-12-2012 04:12 AM

From one Scroller to another….great work!!

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#10 posted 02-12-2012 05:00 PM

Great job!

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#11 posted 05-17-2012 09:33 PM

Fantastic….I like all your Beatles stuff


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