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2014 Buildalong: the Collectibles Cabinet
|Dollhouse Builds share your build here||click on one of these links to go to a photo gallery|
|Building an RGT Newport in Brick||Techniques||Dollhouse Wiring|
|John's Bostonian||How to Dye Shingles|
|Apple Blossom Assembly photos||Valley Shingles|
|Half Flashing - add copper to valleys|
|Bungalow (B-1920)||1065: a few details|
|Junior houses||Shingle a Gazebo Porch|
|Victoria's Farmhouse (JM 1065)||(or when the porch is built before drawing shingle lines)|
|Painted Lady||Install Dividers Customize a Divider|
|1700 Series houses||Flashing|
|Sophistikits Foxhall||Railings: Painting and Assembly|
|Using a Miter Box|
|LH100 Lighthouse||Cut an Electrification Slot in a floor|
|Floor material identification and finishing|
|Lincoln Springfield Home (shingling)|
|Planter and Trellis Assembly||Repair||Remove a Corner Trim (embeded YouTube filmclip)|
|Vignette: wallpaper and strip flooring||Fix a Jr. door (exterior)|
|CH55 Door Panels||Re-attach a trimstrip on an 00095|
|Customizing||Cut a door with a knife|
|Cut a door with a jigsaw|
|CH55 Window||Cut a new stair hole with a craft knife|
|CH55 Belltower Window||Fix a 00092 Rail (embeded YouTube filmclip)|
|CH55 Steeple||Change the direction a door swings|
|CH55 Door Panels|
|Disassembly: Remove a floor without hurting the house|
|movie||Use a Heat gun to remove a window and shutters: this is after 2+ minutes of heating, moving the heat gun all the time, and checking constantly so the window doesn't get too hot to touch|
|movie||Use a Heat gun to remove a trim corner: moving the heat gun all the time, and checking constantly so the paint doesn't get too hot to touch|
|Adding an RGT Lighthouse to a Keeper's house|
|Missing instructions? Ask on the "Links" page, I will try to get them and post them here|
|I collect old, obsolete instructions from companies that are out of business. If you have some to share, let me know|
This demo was made to help a dollhouse owner whose 00092 siderail was broken off.
Pick and choose between the steps shown in this demo for the ones that apply to your need.
The "Dowel Locator" was from Real Good Toys.
Nail polish and the old style correction fluid are lacquer based and are suitable for repair of this product's paint. Look for "extremely flammible" on the warning label to identify lacquer based correction fluid.