Doll wardrobe

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Project by mikethetermite posted 08-27-2012 05:50 PM 2843 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have three Grand Daughters that have American Girl dolls that Grandma bought. They wanted wardrobes to keep their dolls and the dolls clothes in. Yep, American Girl just happens to sell wardrobes at $350.00 each that comes to $1050.00 + tax. This is the result of less than $100.00 in materials.
For those of you that have Grandkids know Grandma and Grandpa can never say ”no”.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#1 posted 08-27-2012 05:56 PM

Those are great. My stepdaughter has one. She’d love a wardrobe. Do you have any dimensions or anything?

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#2 posted 08-27-2012 06:12 PM

So much for so little money.Kids will love it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 08-27-2012 06:19 PM

I got the description from the American Girl web site.

W: 26” x H: 31 1/4” x D: 14 1/4”

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#4 posted 08-27-2012 08:04 PM

They are wonderful!! The girls will really love them – not only for what you made but also because they were made by “grandpa’ Awesome gift! :)


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

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#5 posted 08-27-2012 10:45 PM

I made some last christmas and they were a big hit with my then 4 and 5 yo old daughters. I added drawers and even put in a vanity mirror inside the left door. Nothing is better than gift made for a loved one. Nice work.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#6 posted 08-28-2012 12:29 AM

What a great thing Mike, I recall buying one of the American dolls sometime back for one of the grand daughters. I went to her “White coat ceremony” a couple of weeks ago as she started medical school, they grow up so fast. You do a great job.


-- Stay busy....Stay young

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#7 posted 08-28-2012 12:52 AM

Well done Mike. And you still have $950 left to buy something for the shop…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#8 posted 09-01-2012 10:14 AM

Nice work!.......Built something similar for my niece a couple years ago… same reason!

-- ~ T.J. Hudson Valley, NY. It's all fun & games until somebody loses an eye!

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#9 posted 07-26-2016 12:37 PM

Those are very nice Mike. I know your granddaughters luv em.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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