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Project by PaulDoug posted 08-13-2019 03:16 PM 428 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My son recently purchased a home in Memphis, Tn. It is a beautiful house and he has one room in it that he is calling his “music room”. He plays the guitar and I guess collects them (he has 15 or so). When I saw a picture of a cutting of BB King that another scroller did, I decided it would be a great picture for my son to hang in his music room. I purchased the pattern from Charles Dearing and finished cutting it two days ago. This was a challenge for me. The largest portrait I have attempted. It is 18” x 17”.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#1 posted 08-13-2019 03:17 PM


-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 08-13-2019 03:31 PM

this will be a very nice gift from Dad GREAT JOB :<)))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 08-13-2019 05:06 PM

The thrill is gone…

-- The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred. – George Bernard Shaw

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#4 posted 08-13-2019 07:16 PM

An incredible likeness. Anyone would love to have that.

Thanks for posting.

My how he could make that girl sing.

I imagine after seeing this some folks will want to hear that Thrill is gone

Testament that “The Thrill is Gone” is a great song is evidenced by the number of superstar musicians who wanted to play, and record that number with BB.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#5 posted 08-13-2019 09:18 PM

That is awesome Paul with only one thing missing, the music..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 08-13-2019 11:44 PM

what Ivan said Magnificent.

-- Jeff NJ

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#7 posted 08-15-2019 01:03 PM

Wonderful work! Such detail. I once caught his guitar pick at a concert when he threw it into the crowd at the end of a gig. A true legend.

-- Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#8 posted 08-15-2019 09:38 PM

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#9 posted 08-16-2019 12:52 PM

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life is not a draft, tomorrow you will not redo......

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#10 posted 08-16-2019 02:17 PM

Fantastic work! A wonderful gift.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#11 posted 08-17-2019 02:09 AM

Nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 08-17-2019 10:58 PM

Wow! From one scroller to another, you nailed it! Great piece!

-- Chris, Virginia

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