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  • Has anyone made doll furniture for 18" American doll?

    I am thinking about making some doll furniture for my three great granddaughters for Christmas. Would like to see if anyone has made
    furniture for the 18" American dolls. I understand that you can enlarge the patterns for the Barbie dolls by 157%. Years ago I did make the Barbie furniture and it was fun.

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    Just last week Wood Magazine posted a free plan for an 18" doll

    My daughter is expecting and they are hoping for a girl and if it is I will probably make this cradle and Grandma will make the Raggedy Ann doll.

    Childs Toy Pendulum Cradle

    Don

    PS: I hope this link words as it was a link from an email. If not PM and I have the PDF.
    Don McFarland ​Member - Durham Woodworking Club http://www.durhamwoodworkingclub.com/

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    • #3
      Thanks for the response.

      The cradle is really cute. I will keep it in mind. I will be making furniture for toddler type dolls that resemble 3 and 4 year olds. So I will be making tables, chairs, big girl beds, wardrobes, etc.

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      • #4
        I made the doll furniture featured in issue 16 of SSW&C, it's also in the new Making wooden toys magazine.
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        I don't think it's neccessary to enlarge it for Barbie size dolls,
        Marsha
        LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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        • #5
          I have made a canopy bed, dining room table and chairs, rocking chair (from the magazine) and designed a small side table for the rocking chair, girls love them all. Check your local library, there is a book out with plans for a lot of the furniture. I modifies the bed, dining table patterns since I don't have equipment to do some of the joints they showed.

          Arthur
          Carving and scrolling in Oregon

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          • #6
            Here are some photo's of the doll furniture I have made latley.

            Arthur

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            • #7
              The issue that is in the upper left of this page has some doll furniture. I did the test cutting on it. It was scaled for Barbie but can easily be scalled up for the american doll.
              Rolf
              RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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              • #8
                I made the furniture in from the magazine in small and large, excellent projects and patterns.

                Arthur

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by oregoncarver View Post
                  Here are some photo's of the doll furniture I have made latley.

                  Arthur
                  Thanks for pictures. The furniture is so cute and well done. Hope mine comes out as well.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Marsha View Post
                    I made the doll furniture featured in issue 16 of SSW&C, it's also in the new Making wooden toys magazine.
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                    I don't think it's neccessary to enlarge it for Barbie size dolls,
                    Marsha
                    Those are just darling, thanks for sharing.

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