back to the Dollhouse Workshop
  • This is a paper template that fits the room where the flooring will go.  It is taped to the sheet flooring.
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  • Line the ruler up exactly with the edge of the template.  A wide ruler is important when you're using a razor.
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  • Press down really firmly so the ruler doesn't slip - or use a helper.  Double sticky tape on the bottom of the ruler is another good way to avoid slipping.
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  • This is the stairhole cutout.
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  • Every cut is careful
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  • That is a good fit.
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  • - joining together two sheets for a larger floor. The paper always sticks out and will keep the sheets from meeting invisibly, so the paper needs to be sanded away at a little bit of an angle so it won't interfere
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  • This is the template for the larger floor on the taped-together flooring
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  • Careful cuts...
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  • ... the razor is held carefully straight up-and-down
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  • A little wobble left a bit extra
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  • it takes extra hands sometimes to hold everything firmly
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  • This is Magna-Tak, but fabric glue works well too.  This glue allows a minute or two "open" time, but it's important to move along quickly
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  • This is a notched trowel I got at the wallpaper store
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