Category: "Dollhouses"

Milo Valley Farm - landscaping, part 1

by brae  

I made the initial landscaping base from builders foam. Before going further, I went ahead and ran wiring for the barn since the landscaping will be put in place over it.… more »

Milo Valley Farm - the roof, part 1

by brae  

Well, more like "the ceiling" since that's where I will start.  I cut the roof board down since I had narrowed the building.  I had to cut an additional piece for the back since I had made the building deeper.  Interestingly enough, I ended up with an… more »

The Quicker Brick

by brae  

No, I will never give up on egg carton brickwork, but I tried an experiment to help a friend out with a brick floor project.  We were thinking egg carton brick, but she has a Beacon Hill and three large floors to fill.  Even with awesome results,… more »

Milo Valley Farm - barn door, part 2

by brae  

I mentioned my barn door hardware inspiration in a previous post, but before I get to that part, I need to build the barn doors.  I've made weathered doors before, for Baslow Ranch, and those were made from laser cut plywood.  You can still get a good… more »

Milo Valley Farm - faking a structure

by brae  

With the windows and flooring installed, I can now address the interior structure.  This is by no means meant to be a precise carpentry replica.  It's meant to disguise seams and give the illusion of a structured barn.  I painted all the pieces prior to… more »

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