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Project by KnotCurser posted 533 days ago 1139 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Who or What is a “Grumpy Cat”????

Grumpy, A.K.A “Tardar Sauce” happens to be the most popular cat on the internet at this particular time. This tiny feline has had quite the life so far. She was born a runt with a few “issues” and a face coloring that makes her look grumpy all the time. Here's the rest of her story, but be warned - you WILL fall in love with her and her brother!

My wife happened to fall in love with Grumpy as soon as she saw her, so I knew eventually I would be cutting her image into a piece of wood. I timed it correctly, and was able to do this for her birthday a couple of days ago – bonus!

Overall, the image measures 7×9 inches and is 1/4” thick. Material is solid poplar resawn from a MUCH larger piece I acquired from the side of the road a few years ago.

Finish consists of a soak in lemon oil and then a backing of thick felt.

My wife loved the piece, BTW – it’s going in to work tomorrow to join the other cuttings I’ve made for her.

Enjoy!

-bob

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





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 533 days ago

So nice, Bob! Great replication as always! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Dallas

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#2 posted 533 days ago

Outstanding Bob! It’s best to keep the wife happy and if you have fun doing it, that’s even better!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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MichaelAgate

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#3 posted 533 days ago

Wow, that is amazing. Nice work.

-- Michael and Matthew

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Michael Wilson

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#4 posted 533 days ago

LOL Oh that’s hilarious. If I had to pick something I thought I’d never see here at LJ, Grumpycat would’ve been high on the list.

Delightful.

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Mike Gager

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#5 posted 533 days ago

i love Tard, this is awesome

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scrollingmom

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#6 posted 532 days ago

Very nice and nice scrolling.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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CessnaPilotBarry

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#7 posted 532 days ago

How can you not love that cat?

Good work!

-- It's all good, if it's wood...

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Celticscroller

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#8 posted 532 days ago

You really captured the face perfectly. Great job!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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patalac

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#9 posted 532 days ago

Magical…..

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Roger

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#10 posted 531 days ago

Some nice, intricate scrolling

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Philip

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#11 posted 485 days ago

Oh yeah, that is funny.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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