American Girl School Desk and Rocker

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Project by jerrells posted 11-20-2013 09:01 PM 4655 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 11-20-2013 09:08 PM

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

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#2 posted 11-20-2013 11:43 PM

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


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#3 posted 11-21-2013 12:35 AM

Very well done. Nice work

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#4 posted 11-21-2013 02:12 PM

Very nice,,, great details

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#5 posted 11-21-2013 04:02 PM

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 11-21-2013 04:09 PM

These are real nice. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 11-21-2013 09:52 PM

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

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#8 posted 11-25-2013 05:34 PM

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 11-25-2013 06:04 PM

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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