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Doll houses are fun to make, especially if you have a little girl to enjoy them.
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#1 posted 05-13-2009 05:47 PM
This is one fantastic doll house I hope your little girl has years of fun with it.
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#2 posted 05-13-2009 09:17 PM
Great fun and a nice job. The girls love them. First one I have seen posted here.I made one many years ago for my daughter. I used solid redwood with hand split shingles on the roof. It is one of the few things I have built on commission. After people saw my daughters I was persuaded to make several more. At the time (circa 1974) a doll house store owner said she could easily sell them for over $500. I think I got $300 each. They took a lot of time so I did not continue after the first batch. My daughter still has hers after 30+ years. I refurbished it for her a few years ago.
-- Les B, Oregon
#3 posted 05-13-2009 11:00 PM
Les, you should post a picture of it I would like to see it.
I am sure I could sell them but I fear it would loose its fun if I had to make them.
Jim thanks for your kind comments. I am happy I have a place to showcase my projects.
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#4 posted 05-14-2009 01:07 AM
Great job.I have made a doll house for my daughter and she loves it.Good clean fun.Rod
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#5 posted 05-14-2009 05:48 AM
beautiful … very well done
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#6 posted 05-14-2009 06:06 AM
did you design it yourself or work from plans ?
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#7 posted 05-14-2009 12:52 PM
Nice job! My little girl would absolutely love that.
#8 posted 05-14-2009 02:36 PM
I actually purchsed the plans for this.
#9 posted 05-14-2009 09:50 PM
Nice design … where did you get the plans ? did you make the windows or buy them ?
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#10 posted 05-14-2009 11:24 PM
I found the plans online, I don’t remember where. I think they are British though. The windows were purchased at Hobby Lobby. If you use oak ply for the floors and score lines in the floor it looks like a oak lank floor.
#11 posted 05-15-2009 06:55 PM
I will try to find a picture of the house I made. My daughter has hers “sealed” up and stored until she has a little girl (hopefully) or eventually a granddaughter. So she is not likely to get out just to take a picture.Pre-made windows are a help. That was the hardest part of making the houses I made. Mine were “working” double hung with plastic for the glass.
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