Dennis Simmons shares his 30 years of woodworking experience in this thorough guide to constructing an heirloom quality doll house and dollhouse furniture - scaled to proportion for the every-popular American Girl and 18" dolls.
These easy-to-follow doll house and furniture projects are created with the craftsperson in mind - all are made with tools commonly found in home workshops. Each project is presented in a detailed, step-by-step process from start to finish.
Also included are simpler projects for the beginner, as well as more challenging projects for the advanced woodworker. The plans for a modular dollhouse allow you to make a design as tall or as small as you wish, with options for adding charming details like gingerbread framing.
Inside, you'll find comprehensive instructions on how to get started, including choosing the right tools, wood and finishes. Any child, or seasoned doll collector would be proud to display a cherished doll in these furniture items encompassing a variety of styles.
Furniture projects include: -rocking chairs-tables perfect for tea parties-beautiful bedroom pieces like a canopy bed, armoire and chest of drawers-a classic trunk-grandfather clock-school desk and much more.