Build Your Own Inexpensive Dollhouse

Build Your Own Inexpensive Dollhouse

by E. J. Tangerman
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Build Your Own Inexpensive Dollhouse by E. J. Tangerman

Anyone, even a novice woodworker or a child with adult supervision, can build this spacious dollhouse. All it takes is six basic tools (a folding rule, square, saber saw, rasp, sander, and hammer) and a single sheet of 4' x 8' plywood. The finished two-story model measures 36 1/2" x 26" (scale 1" x 1') and boasts six rooms, plus a staircase, windows, shutters, and a front door.
The easy-to-follow instructions offer advice on purchasing the appropriate kind of plywood and trimmings and explain exactly how to cut and assemble the pieces. Helpful tips include suggestions on sanding, which pieces to nail first, constructing the roof, and finishing the project with paint or siding.
The basic house design is simple, so builders have ample room to refine the house to suit their own preferences. Dozens of diagrams and instructions show how to add optical touches such as dormers, windowpanes, a fireplace, flower boxes, and much more. All instructions are clarified by illustrations — over 40 diagrams and photographs appear throughout the book, showing the dollhouse in various stages of completion.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486234939
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1977
Series: Dover Woodworking Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 428,587
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range: 10 Years

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Build Your Own Inexpensive Dollhouse 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
PawpawTM More than 1 year ago
This softback book is a good guide for building a single low-cost dollhouse. A novice wouldn't find this too difficult to build if close attention to the instructions are given.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago