Hollywood to Dollywood

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Project by BowenBirdhouses posted 05-13-2010 07:42 PM 8646 views 0 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So excited we were able to take from Hollywood to Dollywood this weekend for the 25th anniversary of the park. This was a custom birdhouse of her childhood mnt home. and we put it in her hands! Well worth the cross country roadtrip where we faced Floods in Nashville, Tornados in Oklahoma, and Sandstorms in New Mexico. Dollywood was home spun fun!! Thanks, Michael

-- Custom Birdhouses, Facebook-Bowen Birdhouses

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#1 posted 05-13-2010 07:57 PM

I love Dollywood. Beautiful country.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#2 posted 05-13-2010 08:02 PM

I bet that was quite an honor. Well done.

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#3 posted 05-13-2010 08:50 PM

Great post and very unique opportunity.

-- "It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it...It's the hard that makes it great."

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#4 posted 05-13-2010 08:57 PM

Well done, indeed! That is so cool. I’m glad you did that.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#5 posted 05-13-2010 09:41 PM

Oh man, I LOVE Dolly! I’m so envious!!! Great idea! I hope you got a big kiss!


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#6 posted 05-13-2010 10:22 PM

More tornadoes in Oklahoma!!!

-- dumpster diver delux

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#7 posted 05-13-2010 10:39 PM

The house is great but, she gives me the creeps …

-- Jim

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#8 posted 05-13-2010 10:57 PM

Well Hello Dolly.. Job well done.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#9 posted 05-13-2010 11:09 PM

Man, that’s exciting!

The only thing wrong in the photo is that your birdhouse is blocking Dolly’s finest attributes. :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 05-13-2010 11:53 PM

damn she scares me… nice job though!

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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#11 posted 05-14-2010 12:10 AM

Good for you. I am sure it was a great honor to meet Dolly. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#12 posted 05-14-2010 12:16 AM

How wonderful for you. I am sure she was very pleased with it.
I met her years ago. She is a very gracious lady.

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#13 posted 05-14-2010 01:30 AM

Congratulations! I bet that was a real trip. I grew up in that area. Back in the 60s, Dollywood was called Rebel Railroad and was a Western theme park. The only ride was the steam locomotive. Today it’s Snuffy Smith’s version of Disney World.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#14 posted 05-14-2010 02:15 AM

Congratulations, my God to meet Dolly – I can only say ‘Jolyn, Jolyn’...

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 05-14-2010 03:43 AM


--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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