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Building the Lighthouse - Kit # LH-100
These pictures support and augment the instructions, but they are not a replacement!

This collection is still under construction. Stop back often for more content and captions, or help decide 'what's next' by sending a request

Test the Parts before Assembly 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
The Build Supplemental demos and
*Examples from other houses
Setting up a Workspace
Measuring and fractions
Parts Organization and Identification*
Using a Tape Measure
Paint the Walls (video)* Customization: join to a Keeper's House
Sand (video)*  
Window Frames (HS4600 is similar)*  
  Identify the Walls
The Walls Identify the Floors
  The Foundation Foundation parts
The Gallery Deck  
The Entrryway The Stairs
The Beacon Housing The Lamp Deck
  *Dye or Stain Shingles *Draw Shingle Guidelines
  *Electrical wiring
*Crown Molding with an "Easy Cutter"
*Paint and Wallpaper