American Doll beds for my girls

Project by PaBull posted 01-18-2009 12:31 AM 5611 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know this is not a typical HR project, but I thought you might like it anyway.

In the blogs http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/PaBull/blog/series/1045 I showed a little of the construction of the beds for the doll of my two daughters dolls. My wife will take it from here and make all the bedding, quilts and drapes. These were 2008 Christmas presents for two of my daughters.

I measured an American doll bed from a friend and used the design from one of the FWW magazines:

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posted 01-18-2009 01:29 PM

looks good and I’m sure your daughters loved it…

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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posted 01-18-2009 02:10 PM

You have done an outstanding job on these bed. these can someday become keepsakes that can be handed down to your great grand children. really nice job well done.

-- Jenny

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posted 01-18-2009 07:49 PM

Really nice looking doll beds PaBull.I bet the girls loved them.You will have to post a pic of the final with your wifes additions.

-- Dustygirl Hastings,Ont. Life is too short to sit around doing nothing

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posted 01-19-2009 02:52 AM

Thanks for the kind comments. I will take some pictures, once the bedding is completed.

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posted 01-21-2009 04:26 AM

that was an awfully nice present bull your an amazing guy ! very nice work .

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posted 01-23-2009 10:30 PM

Thanks MrT.

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posted 01-28-2009 11:06 PM

great work, I love those. Now, if only I had a house to put one in. :D

-- BigAl, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-29-2009 02:06 AM

All these take is a very small doll house…...lol.

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posted 02-06-2009 04:58 PM

Super job. I used to make something very much like yours the only difference was I used store bought spindles for the posts and arched my canopy top (which made it harder for my wife to sew the canopy though) I really like yours. You could probably sell those real easy.

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posted 02-06-2009 05:03 PM

Nope, i am done with doing woodworking for a living, it’s all for wife and kids. I grow houseplants for a living.

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