Foo Fighters Scrollwork

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Project by KnotCurser posted 10-12-2012 12:22 AM 2579 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

What else can be said about Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters other than UTTERLY AWESOME. One of the greatest concerts I have ever seen was the Foo Fighters playing at Wembley Stadium – it was breathtaking from start to end.

Dave Grohl made Nirvana, Scream, Queens of the Stone Age and the Foo Fighters famous as well as being a great actor and all around really nice dude.

I saw this image of the band online about six months ago and over the next four months created this pattern in my spare time – five minutes here and ten minutes there.

The past Sunday I realized that it was ready for cutting, so I chose a really nice piece of BB Plywood and got to work.

Overall, the piece measures 10×17 inches.

Finish consists of a decent coating of lemon oil and a backing of thick, black felt.

I didn’t make this one with a buyer in mind, nor do I have anyone special in mind to give it to but I’m sure someone will speak up when word gets around that it’s finished. :-)

Oct 15, 2012: Quick update – Within a day this one sold. AND I have orders for two more. :-)



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 10-12-2012 12:30 AM

Wow! Gorgeous as always! Keep up the great work!

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#2 posted 10-12-2012 12:39 AM

Fantastic work! Dave Grohl is one hell of a musician, for sure. Thank you for posting this one.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#3 posted 10-12-2012 01:50 AM

Awesome piece, very cool.

-- I make lots of dust, everything else is just a byproduct of the dust making process!...Frank,NJ

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#4 posted 10-12-2012 03:49 AM

Never heard of him. But a great representation nonetheless.

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

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#5 posted 10-12-2012 07:55 AM

you got them spot on great piece

-- robert dignam

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#6 posted 10-12-2012 12:08 PM

Nice! Love the Foo!

-- Jason K

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#7 posted 10-12-2012 02:47 PM

You do awsome work on the pattern making… and the cutting.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#8 posted 10-12-2012 04:37 PM

Your original and expertly executed music based scrollwork delights and entertains, Bob. Another fine example of your craft.

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

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#9 posted 10-12-2012 05:36 PM

So realistic

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-12-2012 09:14 PM

FOOOOO FIGHTERS !!!! Only one of my most favorite bands on earth! Excellent work!

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#11 posted 10-15-2012 07:45 PM

Just saw them for the 3rd time and, as usual, they rocked!

Good job.

-- "Well, at least we can still use it as firewood... maybe." - Doss

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#12 posted 11-05-2013 03:39 AM

So when can we expect to see a QotSA piece?

;) Nice work

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

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