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For Sale by Millie
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March 2nd 04 04:30 AM
by Chuck Go to last post
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For Sale: doll house. - dollh003.jpg (0/1) by thebest
Large 3 story victorian doll house furnished with minatures $950/obo. Small cottage doll house with minatures. $350/obo. Phone(408) 281-8049 or email:
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March 2nd 04 04:37 AM
by Chuck Go to last post
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Using trim in corners - how to make it look right with base and crown moulding? by Cathy Weeks
I'm getting ready to place an order for building components for the small "practice" dollhouse I'm building. I want to use moulding along the floor and ceiling, and vertically in the corners. But where the corner molding joins the baseboard and crown moulding, I think it will look funny. How do...
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March 2nd 04 07:05 AM
by Gerald Miller Go to last post
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request for introduction by havana bill & holly
FYI, This post was on all the ngs I sub except food.recipes, which is heavily moderated. "GARY WAINWRIGHT"
March 3rd 04 11:40 PM
by Gerald Miller Go to last post
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Adding to the electrical after the fact? by Cathy Weeks
Ok, I just got the electrical starter kit (now if only the rest of the supplies would arrive, then I can get started!). I know I have to plan for all outlets and light fixtures now, and that's no problem. But, the kit doesn't come with the larger brads for the outlets, nor does it come with...
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March 4th 04 02:08 AM
by Carol Go to last post
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Started the cottage by Cathy Weeks
Just wanted to share. I primed and painted the body of the house tonight. Kind of a pain to do with my wrist in a cast, but definitely doable. The house walls are "Hazy Green" and the gable I mixed my own color by adding white to it, to make a pale green. I have a very dark green, but I didn't...
March 5th 04 09:18 AM
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Covering the edges of rooms? by Cathy Weeks
One thing I don't like, is when you look into the rooms of the dollhouse, at the edges of the room dividers and floors is seeing the layers, of paint, wallpaper, flooring etc. On some pictures I've seen, it's painted white, which looks nice. But I was wondering if anyone ever put moulding along...
March 5th 04 05:43 PM
by Carol Go to last post
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Another wiring, flooring, and roofing question by Cathy Weeks
Right now the plan is to do my flooring on cardstock or something like that, and to run the tape for the first floor ceiling fixtures on the second floor, then cover it with the flooring which will be fixed down in a semi-permanant method. I got to thinking...instead of running the wiring on the...
March 5th 04 07:25 PM
by Chuck Go to last post
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Pictures Posted by Chuck
If anyone is interested, I just posted a few of my miniature turnings on alt.binaries.crafts.pictures and alt.binaries.pictures.crafts. -- Chuck *#:^) chaz3913(AT)yahoo(DOT)com Anti-spam sig: please remove "NO SPAM" from e-mail address to reply.
March 6th 04 11:54 PM
by patrick Go to last post
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Instructions for Artply Franklin dollhouse by Debbie G
I am missing one small corner of the instructions. I believe the model is about 15 years old - my mother-in-law bought it and never assembled it before her death. One small corner of the instruction sheet torn off, and rather than guess about the instructions I thought it best to see if anyone...
March 9th 04 09:16 PM
by Cathy Weeks Go to last post
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clear coat on wallpaper? by Cathy Weeks
How important is using the clear coat on the wallpaper? Cathy Weeks
March 10th 04 01:45 AM
by Millie Go to last post
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Mistakes already! How to fix? by Cathy Weeks
Sigh... the fact that I've already built on dollhouse doesn't count for much it seems, especially when I built it 12 years ago because this very simple RGT Victorian Jr already has mistakes. I primed the housebody and painted the exterior, but didn't pay enough attention to the instructions where...
March 10th 04 12:45 PM
by Cathy Weeks Go to last post
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Folded turns with tapewire vs. brads/eyelets by Cathy Weeks
Has anyone had luck doing folded turns with the tapewire? How badly does it show through wallpaper? Cathy Weeks
March 10th 04 01:39 PM
by Cathy Weeks Go to last post
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sconces and coach lamps by Cathy Weeks
Ok... I need to run the wiring tape, and I have no fixtures to test with. I'll get the fixtures in April. Now, here are my problems: 1. How do I attach exterior coach lamps? I know that I'll run the tape around the top of the front door, on the inside. I also know that I'll have to drill...
March 10th 04 03:02 PM
by Carol Go to last post
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Hiding the junction splice? by Cathy Weeks
Ok, I had an idea that I'd like to bounce off you more experienced people... The cir-kit instruction booklet has people put the junction splice on the side of the house on the siding, and I find that to be unattractive. I want to hide the junction splice under the house instead: On the ground...
March 11th 04 05:32 PM
by Carol Go to last post
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1/8 inch brads with 1/8 inch plywood? by Cathy Weeks
My current project has 3/8" MDF walls, and I got to thinking about my next project. I'm thinking about a Greenleaf cottage next, and wouldn't wiring prove a problem? If you use the brads (or the eyelets) - which are 1/8" long, that's the same as the thickness of the walls. What's to prevent the...
March 12th 04 10:18 AM
by Carol Go to last post
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What tools to use when drilling pilot holes for eyelets? by Cathy Weeks
I bought Cir-Kit's mini drill ($6) and am really glad I did. With an MDF house, trying to use the pilot hole punch that came with the wiring kit would be impossible, and even putting the drill bit in the punch didn't work - I couldn't get the chuck tightened enough, even with pliers, and trying to...
March 12th 04 11:26 AM
by havana bill & holly Go to last post
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Arts and Crafts Network Software Testing by CraigJ
Hello my name is Craig, I am a Craft Software programmer and I have recently developed a Craft Internet Networking program for download. It's a software application that allows Crafters and Hobbiest from over 80 different groups to advertise their work through jpeg image files and through text...
March 14th 04 04:51 AM
by CraigJ Go to last post
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Mini Cole Jaws by Chuck
I just bought a set of mini cole jaws for my SuperNova, and it came with a set of screws for mounting on the jaw slides that are twice as long as are needed. Anyone know what they are for? They're listed in the manual but I can't see any use for them. TIA -- Chuck *#:^)
March 14th 04 07:19 AM
by Chuck Go to last post
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Wow...it worked! (Electrical) by Cathy Weeks
I've been putting in the tape wire, and installing the eyelets. I installed the junction splice on the underside of the house (in space created by the "foundations") I'll route out a "mouse hole" for the cord to escape. But I got out the tester, and ALL splices worked. I guess I expected it to...
March 14th 04 05:09 PM
by Cathy Weeks Go to last post
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