Dollhouse making is no more an art restrained till dollhouse artisans or skilled craftsmen. Dollhouses which were once considered a classified art and the possessions of rich and affluent people are now the passion of a common man. Thanks to widespread awareness about dollhouses and burgeoning dollhouse manufacturers and suppliers providing easy dollhouse kits, which made dollhouse hobby reach the man of street.
Moreover the technology too played a phenomenal role with manufacturing-machines producing thousands of dollhouse units at once and obviously internet which is responsible for the mass responsiveness.
You can make a dollhouse easily by carefully considering a few points. Follow the following sequence while making a dollhouse on your own:
Make a blueprint or design: it sets a basic yardstick that you follow for the subsequent steps and help you mentally visualize the final outcome.
Choose from ready to assemble kits or start building you dollhouse from a scratch.
Select the type of wood, its thickness and purpose etc.
Sketch the pattern on paper including walls, floors, doors, windows etc.
Cut the drawn patterns to be used as stencils to mark the plywood.
Cut the plywood along the marks with a saw, smooth them with sandpaper.
Drill holes before fixing doors or windows.
Join the sanded pieces with wood glue, screws, nails
Tighten the screws with a screwdriver and sand once more.
Paint the dollhouse(one can also paint pieces individually before assembling)
Note: Use a uniform scale throughout
Making a dollhouse is a challenging task but at the same time it is an ultimate fun to see you uphill struggle take shape.