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Building the Painted Lady - Kit # JM 4500 and JM 4600
These pictures support and augment the instructions, but they are not a replacement!

The HS-4500 and the JM-4600 have some differences that must be kept in mind as you follow these demos
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Painted Lady Front

Painted Lady BackPainted Lady in Blue

Colors 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
Preparation
Setting up a Workspace
Measuring and fractions
Parts Organization and Identification (kit #4600)
Using a Tape Measure
Pre-Assembly
Assemble the Front Steps
(4500 only) assemble Corner Bay Verts
Prepare the Floors  
Foundation Dye or Stain Shingles 4600 Windows
Front Walls and porch painting More Assembly slideshows 1: 1st floor frontset
Building Sides and Floors (Not necessarily in order) 2: Middle Floor
  Bay Walls Draw Shingle Guidelines 3: Top Floor
The Roof 4: Attic
Tower Walls Window Frames 5: Roof
Window Blocks and Bay Verticals Arched Rails 6: Bay Walls
Tower Roof Rails 7: Tower
Gable, Eaves, and the Porch Edge Trim 8: Gable
Shingle the Roofs 9: Eaves
  Stairs 10: TowerRoof
   
Interior
Examples from other houses
  Bay Trim Template Dividers
Painted Lady wiring layout diagram Electrical wiring
Crown Molding with an "Easy Cutter" Paint and Wallpaper