A proper doll house plan
can save your time and money while implementing a doll house
kit into a model. Further more a good doll house plan can
bear good result for your efforts of finishing a doll house
as quickly as possible.
Along with your doll house kit bring the doll house plan
and implement it properly to build a nice looking doll house.
As doll house is made from plywood, it is best to use thin
plywood for kit models and thicker stock for the homemade
Look for the measurements in your doll house plan. Measurement
is of the most importance in making a doll house. You always
follow doll house plan for accuracy in scale. The most popular
scale is 1" to 1'. A house of 30' X 42' becomes a model
of 2 1/2' X 3 1/2' in size. As according to outer dimensions
of the model the measurements of door heights, and window
openings should be reduced proportionately.
To start with using doll house plan, a farm house style
doll house is more easy to make. You can make platform of
strips not wider than 1” in width.
Before jumping into making a doll house study your doll
house plan well. Collect all your tools and do some paper
For cutting the plywood you will need a standard table saw
or bench-top model blade with a small-diameter blade. You
can choose from any of the glues purchased from doll house
accessories to stick the pieces of plywood. Collect all the
upholstery-cloth samples to cover the walls and floors, and
ribbed, .177-caliber air-gun pellets for doorknobs or you
can look for any other fabrics mentioned in doll house plan.
Now starts the real job of cutting the strips of plywood
of any dimension that suits to you. However, cut all the strips
equally length wise as well as width wise. First of all, fix
the stripes together with the help of glue and sandwich them
on sheets of card board of equal dimension and left them to
dry, this way the platform for your doll house is prepare.
In the same manner you can prepare side walls,
room walls, and roof. While cutting the walls pay attention
on door and widows. Try your best to cut edges of the doors
and windows smoothly. After this cutting and gluing of different
pieces let them to dry for 3 to 4 hours.
Now cover the walls with wall papers or fabrics selected
from the doll house plan book you have. Now fix all the walls,
roofs on the platform. So your doll house is prepare for decoration
with furniture and doll house accessories. Or you can take
suggestion from doll house plan to give your doll house a