Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Tri-ang Stockbroker inspired dollhouse for a dollhouse.

The first tentative pieces.
Every time I sit down with an idea and a collection of raw pieces of wood I must admit to feeling  a little daunted
I find it best to start with the basic carcass and build up and out from there.

Most of my ideas start life as a  very rough sketch of what I want to achieve,with the Tri-angs made so far I've had to have an actual picture in front of me as constant point of reference;not sure if this is because of the desire for accuracy or my lack of familiarity with the subject.

Roof complete,first building of the front.
As you can see,tidy I am not.Never have
been and never will be.I do envy a tidy workspace
though and force myself to sort it out between

Ok,this is where I'm going to leave it for today.The basics are all in place now.The next stages will be to add the hinges and paper the inside.I haven't put internal doors in the previous two,but will with this one.

After a couple of days break,due to  family matters I finally
got to do some more on the house,this time adding the windows and internal
Here the base has been painted and natty period wallpaper applied to the walls.I remember some very similar paper from my 1970's childhood :o)

Another day and big push was spent yesterday on the outside ,which is finally finished!

Now I just have to make furniture for the inside.A job I absolutely love.I've decided to kit out every room (maybe even a tool bench for the garage).But certainly two bedrooms,one with bunkbeds! the bathroom and kitchen and I've also decided to have a go at a dining table and chairs.I'll put them on here as they are completed.

These are the two previous houses I have made in the Tri-ang style.

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