Dollhouse components can
be defined as the building structures like the body, doors,
windows, trimmings moldings and siding. Almost all the dollhouse
components are made of basswood.
First of all you should consider the materials used in the
basic body structure of the dollhouse components. The basic
dollhouse component is the shell and the most common materials
used to make it are plywood, gatorboard and plywood.
Luan plywood is and inexpensive and inferior quality plywood
that is more likely to chip and also warp because of its thickness
of 1/8.”It is also available in the ¼”
thickness but is most commonly used in the 1/8” thickness.
The second type of plywood used in the shell of the dollhouse
components is the birch plywood. It is a fine quality and
expensive plywood that is mostly used in making cabinets is
why it’s called “cabinet plywood”while making
the doll house components. It is available in 3/8” and
People prefer MDF or medium density fiberboard as material
for the shell of the doll house components, as it is of a
higher quality with the same price.it also gives a better
finish over the other materials.
Gatorboard is the latest material used in the basic body of
the doll house components. it ‘s strength and ability
to keep away moisture lies in the fact that it’s sides
have a harder coating than foam core although it is like it.
Doll house components such as the doors, windows and trimmings
are composed of luan plywood and MDF. other materials used
for doll house components are basswood, resin and jelutong.
Basswood is a soft wood that is used to make doll house components
such as miniatures.
For doll house components such as trims, carved doors and
windows, resin is used. It can be painted to make it look
Jelutong is also used in doll house components. It is harder