Annie's Doll House

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Project by MattN posted 10-21-2011 09:23 PM 1842 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a doll house I made for my daughters 3rd birthday. We saw it at a store and figured I would rather build her something to last and hopefully keep for generations!
It is made of hard maple and birch plywood. The plywood was stained green before it was assembled so I wouldn’t have to try after it was together. There are no metal fasteners in it, all dowels.
2 Years later now and it still looks like it did right after I finished it, even with the abuse it takes from her and her sister! I have 3 more going in the shop right now, one for my other daughters 3rd birthday and to sell, hopeful.

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#1 posted 10-22-2011 02:11 PM

This looks spacious, super rugged, with very fine joinery and a marvelous soft green colour that really compliments the wood tone. Love the balcony details and the gentle curves. She has good cause to be smiling; what a Dad!

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#2 posted 10-22-2011 02:16 PM

My daughters would have loved that when they were little. What a beautiful doll house.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 03:55 PM

Very nice!! I need to build some of these for Christmas – 5 granddaughters that would love to have one.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 10-23-2011 08:28 PM

Thanks everyone! By far one of my favorites!

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