American Girl Old Fashion School Desk

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Project by jerrells posted 03-30-2014 11:33 PM 780 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

An American Girl Old Fashion School Desk. The perfect place for the AG doll to study while the young lady owner does her studies. Made of a very unique wood and special treatment to bring out it beautiful grain. As always, constructed with real furniture detail and quality.

This is made from a wood, sold at Lowes, called “craft wood”. It looks a little like pine, is soft and in expensive. For a first finish I used boiled linseed oil to bring out the grain detail and add a little color. This I finished it with spray shellac.

This will be placed in my fall craft shows unless I happen to sell it first. Either way I don’t mind as I have time to make more.

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

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#1 posted 03-31-2014 12:25 PM

Doll sized? Lovely!

Would like to make something like these for my kids, but would be full-sized as none of them go for dolls (action men included)

-- It's worth every moment of effort you put in if the kids enjoy it!

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#2 posted 03-31-2014 02:06 PM

Very nice! Excellent detailing.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#3 posted 03-31-2014 06:40 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 04-07-2014 01:31 PM

Beautiful mini desk and chair, wonderful details that I’m sure will make the little lady very happy. Amazing work!

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#5 posted 04-07-2014 02:43 PM

This is really nice and they turned out great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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