With the road and external landscape underway in part 4 I turned my attention to the front garden area. Daisy will need somewhere to put her bins and recycling box. Continue reading “Building ‘The End Terrace’ Dolls House (part 5 the front garden)”
Following from part 3 I am now going to look at the backscene and landscape that the house sits into. This is quite involved so we’ll look at the concrete wall, fencing and the road first. Continue reading “Building ‘The End Terrace’ Dolls House (part 4 the landscape of the backscene)”
This is a stand alone entry into the process of making the house for Daisy.
I wanted to make ceiling lights that could be removed and changed easily and so they needed to be some sort of plug in arrangement that works with the house as it is. Continue reading “Making dolls house ceiling lights.”
Following on from part 2 I needed to decide on the appearance of the front of the house, window and front door, brickwork, and the ‘curb appeal’ for the estate agents. Continue reading “Building ‘The End Terrace’ Dolls House (part 3 front wall)”
So continuing from part 1 of this build I found I really liked these stairs. The rest of the house, however, seemed ‘wrong’ in comparison. It took me a little while, and then seeing this thread on Twitter told me what was wrong. Continue reading “Building ‘The End Terrace’ Dolls House (part 2 changing the house)”
When I started making The End Terrace for my new character, Daisy Bell, I wasn’t really sure what sort of house it would be. Continue reading “Building ‘The End Terrace’ Dolls House (part 1 the stairs)”
Today is a metal work and woodwork day.
I decided to make pieces to close the holes where the gearstick mechanism was. Continue reading “To fill a hole, or two.”
This wasn’t the plan today. I was only going to check if I had the right splined driver bit to undo the CV joints. Having no idea what sort or size it would be Continue reading “The ICE has left the building!”