American Girl School Desk and Rocker

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Project by jerrells posted 244 days ago 1366 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this set of 18 inch doll furniture (American Girl) for a customer who will give them to her granddaughter. Both units are made from oak and all joints have dowel pins and glue. The items will be painted colors specified by the customer, or her granddaughter, and will start tomorrow depending on the weather. Got to get these finished and shipped off quickly.

The plans for this called for all joints to be tongue and groove however not having the equipment and thinking dowel pins might be faster I choose that method.

Thanks for looking

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

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#1 posted 244 days ago

Very nicely done—those are great looking units for a young lady’s doll house.

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#2 posted 244 days ago

You really do beautiful work, Jerrell! These are awesome. :)


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#3 posted 244 days ago

Very well done. Nice work

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#4 posted 243 days ago

Very nice,,, great details

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 243 days ago

Very curious as to what you charge for this type of furniture. I have been approaced several times regarding these types of items but i can never gauage what i should charge. If these were in the American Girl Doll catalog, they would retail for probably $100-200 each! My dilemna is that yours and mine are far superior to what you get in the catalog but trying to get that type of price would be difficult. Could you send me a private message if you arent comfortable listing your prices publicly?


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#6 posted 243 days ago

These are real nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 243 days ago

Flawlessly executed. I really thought those are not miniatures, wish they’re bigger. You did an excellent job!

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#8 posted 239 days ago

They look great and well crafted. Like the design and joints. I’m sure little girls will be thrilled to have one. Great job!

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#9 posted 239 days ago

Very nice. I have been thinking of doing this for my daughter’s Sam doll for years but never got to it – she is now 30 something. Send pictures to the company with your price to do 50 for a first run and see what they say. They may put them in their retail stores (off catalog) to see if they sell.

-- David in Damascus, MD

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