Christmas Doll Furniture

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Project by CanalboatJim posted 12-28-2011 12:22 AM 1151 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Santa needed some help this year, so I volunteered to build this table and chair set. It was to go with the tea set Santa would be bringing my granddaughter, Ellie. The table is 12” in diameter and 8” high. I actually scaled down the proportions from an antique round oak table that we have in our basement. As you can see from the first picture, the paycheck was priceless.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#1 posted 12-28-2011 12:54 AM

Another fantastic grandchild gift. Ellie’s a real cutie.

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#2 posted 12-28-2011 03:35 AM

That has got to be the nicest looking child furniture set I’ve seen on this site. You done good…

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#3 posted 12-28-2011 03:45 AM

Beautiful job on the tea furniture and Ellie’s smile says it all.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 12-28-2011 04:58 AM

Very impressive. That set should get passed down to Ellie’s children and to their children.

-- Larry

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#5 posted 12-28-2011 06:14 AM

That’s some good looking Doll Furniture.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#6 posted 12-28-2011 03:25 PM

Yeah, that’s priceless. Very nice work on the table and chairs; Larry’s right, their sure to be family heirlooms. Congratulations on the beautiful and very blessed grandchildren too.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 12-28-2011 03:56 PM

Your Grand Daughter’s smile says it all.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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#8 posted 02-03-2012 04:44 AM

Great work, Jim. Great pic, too. You can tell she loves it—and she’ll always remember you made it for her. Thanks for sharing.

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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