Building Tips & Tricks

Are you thinking of building a miniature dollhouse and do you feel scared just thinking about building it? Well no worries here because my dad and I have some great building tips and tricks to make it easier for you to start your very own build. Please feel free to watch and share all of these videos for some great miniature dollhouse building tips and tricks.

 

Dads 1:12 Scale Ruler

Download PDF-Dads Ruler

Measurements and Angles

1:12 Scale Ruler Tutorial

Cutting Difficult Angles

Miniature Nails

Push Pins & Stick Pins

DIY Dollhouse Trim

Paint Exterior Trim

Painting Trim-Exterior

Antiquing Paint-Build Tip

Dollhouse Glue Removal

DIY Hot Glue Gun Stand

Painting Trim

Chisel Railings

Twisted Metal Railings

Install box molding/floor trim

Wall Exterior 1 of 3

Wall Exterior 2 of 3

Wall Exterior 3 of 3

Repair Wood Post

Fix Roof Wood Gaps

Taping Edges Fix

Remove Sticky Stickers

Repair Holes-Wood Edges

Great Tool

Mini Table Saw Review

Multi Cut 3 in 1 Cutting Tool

4″ Saw Blade Change

2″ Bench Top Miter Saw

Loctite Super Glue Hack

Double Hot Glue Gun Stand

Here is a list of all the supplies I used during my miniature dollhouse build.

More Dollhouse Building Tip videos are coming soon

Basic Build Tools
Ruler
Pencils
Erasers
Small Clamps
Large Clamps
Stickpins
Masking tape
Duct tape
Wood Glue
Crazy Glue
Hot Glue
Contact Cement
Scrap wood (used as wedges)
Finishing Nails
Paneling Nails
Coping Saw
Sandpaper (medium and fine grit)
Sanding Block
Nail File (sanding stick)

Extreme Tools
Utility Knives (Box Cutter)
Miter Box
Ban Saw
Dremel
Drill
Table Saw
Radial Arm Saw
Electric Sander

Lighting
LEDs
Copper Foil Tape (Adhesive Back)
Copper Wire
Switches
Power Supply
Flux
Soldering Iron
Solder

Windows
Sheet protectors/thin plastic for glass
Pin-stripe tape for window lines

Roof
Ogee moulding for eave of the roof (Corbels)
Gold scrapbook paper (Reflective Surface)
Wood Stain
Two sided tape

Porch Railing
18 Gage Copper wire
1/4” Square Dowel
3/8” Square Dowel

Furniture Supply List
1/8” Basswood
1/4” Basswood
Mini hinges
Headpins
Stickpins
Masking Tape
Scotch Tape
Two Sided Tape
Epoxy
Liquid Super Glue (that holds wood and metal)
Gel Super Glue (that holds wood and metal)

Other
Homemade jigs for select items

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