American Girl School Desk

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Project by jerrells posted 04-21-2012 10:27 PM 2838 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an American Girl dolls school desk. Made of pine and stained a light walnut. I still need to install the hinges for the top of the desk.

This is from the book “Making Furniture and Dollhouses for American Girl Dolls” by Dennis Simmons. I like the book and it’s detailed patterns however I feel that a little more instructions could have been given in assembling the projects. Still a great book.

This one will go to the craft store where I sell my scrollsaw projects BUT I am very sure that I will be commissioned to make one of these for my granddaughter – SOON.

Thanks for looking.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#1 posted 04-21-2012 10:44 PM

These are really nice, Jerrell! My daughter had the baby American Girl doll and she just loved it. I was just starting to do scroll sawing when she was little, but she would have loved to have something like this. I am sure your granddaughter will too!

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 04-21-2012 11:56 PM


Very nice. Will have to make one for my grandaughter.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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#3 posted 04-22-2012 02:10 AM

That looks really neat. They will sell like hotcakes. Love the finish.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#4 posted 04-22-2012 11:21 AM

I too will need to make one for my granddaughter now I just need to buy the book.

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#5 posted 04-22-2012 11:48 AM

Cute and beautiful!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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