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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
      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)
  MM-950   Re-attach a trimstrip on an 00095
       
    Customizing Cut a door with a knife
      Cut a door with a jigsaw
    Cut a new stair hole with a craft knife
      Fix a 00092 Rail (embeded YouTube filmclip)
      Change the direction a door swings
       
      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
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
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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.