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I built this for my daughter (turning 2 years old in a few weeks) to give to her for her birthday.
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#1 posted 11-20-2012 03:42 PM
Great project. The smile she is going to have will be priceless!!!!! Shes going to love it…. Great job, had to be fun building it knowing it was for your little girl!
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#2 posted 11-20-2012 05:02 PM
This is nice I bet she will love it.
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#3 posted 11-20-2012 07:26 PM
I would love to build one of these for my daughter. Great colors and design. Do you always fully assemble your pieces before painting? Possibly a stupid question, but I’ve only build a couple painted projects so far and not positive of the correct sequence.
-- “Always take a banana to a party, bananas are good!” - Tenth Doctor
#4 posted 11-20-2012 07:35 PM
Because I could only attach 6 pics a few were left out. I actually finished this doll house before painting but I painted it before putting the back peice on. That made it easier to reach the front and back sides of the interior. I then painted the back peice before installed it. I also painting the back of the back peice after filling nail holes and sanding.
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#5 posted 11-21-2012 06:05 PM
That is the sweetest birthday gift she can ever receive.
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#6 posted 11-21-2012 07:26 PM
Cool. The wifey wants me to make a dollhouse for my girls for xmas.
Did you have any challenges that I can learn from?
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#7 posted 11-22-2012 11:41 PM
No I didn’t have any issues other than getting free time to start and finish it. I just used birch plywood and some edging since I knew I was painting it. I I did use some wood primer before painting to be sure no wood patterns showed through. It’s great to make something for our kids, for our kids to know we made it for them and for them to keep it.
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