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Building the Foxhall - Kit # MP-600 and SP-600
These pictures support and augment the instructions, but they are not a replacement!

The MP-600 (milled plywood) and the SP-600 (smooth plywood) have some differences that must be kept in mind as you follow these demos
This collection is under construction. Stop back often for more content and captions, or help decide 'what's next' by sending a request
Thank you Debbie-Lee for photos and suggestions that are used in this set of demos.

Foxhall front   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 (touching the parts!). 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
       
Foxhall back  
The Build
Supplemental demos
Preparation
Setting up a Workspace
Measuring and fractions
Parts identification and organization
Using a Tape Measure
Plan ahead
Paint the Walls*
Dancing with paint (when to paint during assembly)
 
Paint the Ceilings
Stain the Floors Applied flooring (after assembly)
Square the cutouts (YouTube)
Plan for customization (cut doorways for additions)
Pre-Assembly
Front Steps
Railings Railing parts*
   
Foundation
What are the "End Caps"?
 
Balcony (5422)
 
Dye or Stain Shingles
Assembly
Housebody assembly
 
The Bay Walls
Painting Windows*
Undermolding and Roofs
Draw Shingle Guidelines*
Bay Roofs
Shingle the Roofs*
Hinges
Trim
Skylight
 
Interior
*Examples from other houses
  Landing Rail Customization Dividers*
 
Wiring the Foxhall
Electrical wiring  
Crown Molding with an "Easy Cutter"*
Paint and Wallpaper