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Project by Mike Fritz posted 09-30-2012 02:57 PM 1139 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I completed my first doll house project some 6 years ago for my first of 4 grandaughters, I have continued to make doll furniture and showcases for dolls. The cottage is made of pine and sits on a swivel base. The roof and trim are made from various pieces of unstained wood including poplar, walnut and even some leftover venetian blinds (I hate to waste wood). This is my own design and so are the pieces inside the house.

-- Mike Fritz, Verona, NJ





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 09-30-2012 03:35 PM

This is really so cool! What a lot of work you put into this. It is fantastic! They really are going to love it!

Sheila :)

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

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#2 posted 09-30-2012 03:55 PM

Beautiful!

-- Elhan, Azerbaijan

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#3 posted 09-30-2012 04:05 PM

Man – I love it when someone breaks with tradition. Unique to say the least. Fantastic House!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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basie

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#4 posted 09-30-2012 06:16 PM

Well Done!!

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#5 posted 09-30-2012 11:10 PM

Pretty awesome

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 10-01-2012 10:55 AM

That’s sweet. Like the cat.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 10-02-2012 04:55 PM

I want to have a house like this. So beautiful.

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#8 posted 10-03-2012 03:19 AM

A really wonderful piece. I know your grandaughters love them & I bet their daughters will love them too. I have 4 grandsons. I love them all, but a grandaughter would have been cool.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#9 posted 10-03-2012 03:31 AM

Fantastic, a cool design and wonderfully done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roz

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#10 posted 02-26-2015 04:17 AM

Very cool.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 02-26-2015 03:53 PM

You sure did do a nice job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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