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Building the Victoria's Farmhouse
These pictures support and augment the JM 1065 instructions, but they are not a replacement!

table full of 1065 models

test the parts

This may be the most important step in building a dollhouse. The builder is reading the instructions and trying the pieces. This step is valuable for becoming familiar with the parts, for getting the parts grouped in assembly order, and for figuring out the painting plan. Skipping this step is a mistake for beginners and experienced builders alike

Any dollhouse is a dance between doing one step at a time and jumping ahead so you'll be ready with the parts when the house is ready for them. Use these pictures to surf the project so your build will make sense to you as it is under way.
Newest Instructions
More Demos
Setting up a Workspace
Measuring and fractions
Parts Organization and Identification
Using a Tape Measure
Getting Started
Paint and Assemble Rails
Dye or Stain Shingles
Assemble the Walls and Floors faux-wood floor finish (YouTube video)
Assemble the Windows
.Double Windows

Draw Shingle Guidelines
Attach the Roofs

Start dollhouse wiring now(see below)
More on the Attic and Roof

Gable and Attic Endwall Trim

Cut and Assemble the Porch Facia

The Front Bay
the FrontBay's "Bevel Guide" and Facia
The AccessBay
AccessBay details
Shingle the Roofs
"Boston Lap" ridgecap
Porch Rails, Facia, and Posts
Installing Dividers Customizing Dividers
Finished interior by Ellen
- A Beautiful Job!

Other "JM" Series houses,
some that show wallpapering and interior trim

Dollhouse Wiring Layout diagram for a Victoria's Farmhouse
Installing a Custom Kneewall and Ceiling
Run tapewire before finishing construction
Move a Window Wiring phase 2 (more in the attic)
Removing and Customizing a Divider
Attic Paint or Wallpaper Finish the Attic
Wiring a Power Jack:
Making Eyelet Connections (YouTube video)
  Wallpaper Fixtures
  The Stairs Using the 4017 Stairs Interior Doors and Window Trim
  Custom Bathroom Dividers Wiring the Bathroom


  Dis-assemble a mis-glued Base Floor