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8 Bit Wood Man Mosaic (Mega Man Villain)

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Project by WMD2006 posted 08-06-2013 03:24 AM 1376 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw a couple mosaics people had made online of a number of 8-bit sprites from some old NES games and thought I’d give it a try. Wood Man from Mega Man 2 seemed appropriate. For reference, he has a page on the Mega Man Wiki, which I discovered while working on this:
http://megaman.wikia.com/wiki/Wood_Man
Each block is a 5/16” cube that I glued with medium CA against a framing square to keep things even. All together I used about 960 pieces of oak, cherry, walnut, poplar, blackwood and bloodwood. Once it was completed, I glued the entire thing to a 1/2” plywood back and belt sanded the front smooth. Finish was a few coats of oak-tinted danish oil and wipe-on poly.
Proof positive once again, there’s no such thing as scrap!

-- -MDWhite





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WooDR67

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#1 posted 08-06-2013 06:11 AM

I love this. Perhaps you should post an in game pic along with this one so some of the older Gentleman/ women can get an idea of what you are talking about. Im sure more folks would have picked up on 8 bit Mario. Now I have the theme song playing in my head.

-- "It is amazing what you can accomplish when you dont care who gets the credit"

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Skelatile

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#2 posted 08-06-2013 12:53 PM

thats freaking fantastic!

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Greg72

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#3 posted 08-06-2013 01:37 PM

That is awesome!!! Nicely done.

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 08-06-2013 01:39 PM

This looks like an interesting type of project to try. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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KernelSanders

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#5 posted 08-06-2013 05:39 PM

That’s great. You should do a mega man one facing the other way so it looks like they are about to fight :-)

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NiteWalker

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#6 posted 08-06-2013 05:55 PM

Great job!
That brings me back, though I didn’t become a die hard mm fan until the 3rd game. :-)

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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exit116

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#7 posted 08-06-2013 06:25 PM

I love it, I have some sprites saved to do this, thanks for posting

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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crazicarl

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#8 posted 08-06-2013 08:22 PM

I love it.

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travislucia

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#9 posted 08-07-2013 02:03 AM

This is awesome, I have wanted to try something like this for awhile now! Great Job.

-- Measure Once, Cut Once, Be Unique

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 08-07-2013 11:37 AM

Very cool….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#11 posted 08-09-2013 02:42 PM

Very creative and artistic use of scraps. Like the design and wood colors. It looks cool and amazing, great job!

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