Table of Contents
- 3The wood and the size of the dolls house
- 4Steps 1 to 3. The eave soffit, the frieze board and preparing for the roof
- 5Step 4. Cutting the roof pieces
- 6Step 5. Putting the roof together
- 7Step 6. Fitting the dormer front wall
- 8Steps 7 to 8: Cutting the wall, floor and door pieces and cutting the arched internal doorways
- 9Steps 9 to 10 Fixing the vertical side strips and assembling the walls, floors and doors
- 10Step 10 continued... Assembling the walls, floors, and doors
- 11Step 11. Making the spiral staircase
- 12Step 12. A bit of paint and that's that
This dollhouse has five rooms including the hall. It has a spiral staircase running from the lounge room into the hall on the top floor.
The unit is wide and narrow and is covered with a 45° A roof which rises by inclining planes from all four sides of a building. A roof which slopes from all four sides of a building. The line where two adjacent sloping sides intersect is called the ‘hip’. A type of roof containing sloping planes of the same pitch on each of four sides. Contains no gables. that can be removed. The roof has a dormer in front, also with a 45° pitch.
Two opening doors The horizontal distance between supporting structures. the front of the building. The full-size doors and the lift-off roof make the dollhouse easy to access and use.
[1b] Front roof
 Side roof
 Dormer roof
[3b] Dormer front wall
 Back wall
 Side wall
 Bottom floor
 Top floor
 Lower internal wall
 A horizontal framing member above the door/window opening. (front wall)
 Eave Eaves lining; The underside board of eaves and rakes.
 Frieze A piece of sawn, or dressed lumber of greater width than thickness. Usually 19mm (3/4") to 38mm (1 1/2") thick and 75mm (3") or more wide.
 Front wall A supporting member.
 Side Plumb, upright. strip
16] Staircase pole