LA Dodgers Scrollwork

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Project by KnotCurser posted 08-23-2012 12:03 AM 2636 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a commissioned piece ordered by one of my best customers.

She intends to give this as a gift to some very good friends of hers early next month. Needless to say, they are Dodgers fans.

I really appreciate when customers trust me enough to create projects that they intend to give as gifts – it means they put their faith in my work even more than usual. I usually put a little more effort into making a project perfect when I know it will be given as a gift. :-)

Piece is cut into a 10” circle of Baltic Birch Plywood.

Finish is a soak in lemon oil and a backing of thick felt for contrast.



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 08-23-2012 12:26 AM

Beautiful job on the Baseball Bob. It turned out sweet.

-- Intarsia92

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#2 posted 08-23-2012 01:25 AM

Nicely don Bob, I really like the way you did the cursive Logo.

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 01:53 AM

Very nice Bob. Is it your design??

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 08-23-2012 02:15 AM

That could be a great seller. Nice design and workmanship.

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

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#5 posted 08-23-2012 04:28 AM

Coooool~~~That is one of those designs that COULD make a great clock too~~~Food for thought~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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#6 posted 08-23-2012 11:25 AM

Thanks all for the great comments and compliments!

To answer Larry’s question….. No this is not entirely my design. The customer sent me a link to a website with a bunch of “older” Dodgers logos, etc…... and I saw this one.

I had to modify it quite a bit so I could use it as a scrollsaw pattern, but it is most certainly not my original idea.

Now, if she only had ordered a Baltimore Orioles sign I would have been really happy! ;-)


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#7 posted 08-23-2012 12:55 PM

I thought it was a real ball. Super nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 08-23-2012 03:47 PM

Good job Bob.

Clever idea doing the ball that way – neat.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 08-23-2012 05:34 PM

Nice job. Looks perfect. You always do a great job!

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#10 posted 08-24-2012 01:42 AM

First Springsteen, now the dodgers, I should’ve put in an order and had you make two of each. Great job, I too thought the ball looked real.

-- Clay

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#11 posted 08-25-2012 02:21 PM

That is beautiful and I’m sure your customer would like it!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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