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Project by BigEd posted 12-26-2009 05:59 AM 1244 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Santa decided to make dollhouses for my two girls this year. Just simple dollhouses, no rooms inside, made similarly to a couple dollhouses my Dad and I made for my sisters when I was a kid. The carcass is made from baltic birch plywood. The siding is 1” wide strips of 1/8” baltic birch. The shingles are cedar, split from end grain pieces using a miter trimmer. It felt like it took about 3 million shingles to cover each one, but in reality it was 1044 per house. That was the most time consuming part of the project! My daughters loved them, so it was all worth it.

-- BigEd, sawdust maker in Ohio





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#1 posted 12-26-2009 06:02 AM

Great Doll houses Ed really nice

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#2 posted 12-26-2009 06:18 AM

COOL!!!! Very very nice. Thanks for the post.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#3 posted 12-26-2009 08:13 AM

Awsome job, looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 12-26-2009 08:55 AM

that´s a dad
looking good

merry chrismas

Dennis

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#5 posted 06-05-2010 02:44 PM

Thats alot of tiny shingles. Great looking doll houses.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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