Dollhouse Furniture: Tools for Building

If you want to add dollhouse furniture to your collectible toy doll house, there are many places that do sell authentic looking replica furniture for your dollhouse. However, if you have an eye for detail, are patient and possess basic woodworking skills, you can easily create your own. Making your own toy doll house furniture is not really that difficult, and there are a lot of places on the Internet that offer you great instruction techniques for building your own. However, to build your own dollhouse furniture - you need the right tools.

Tools for Building Dollhouse Furniture

When it comes time to actually start building your dollhouse furniture, you'll need to make sure you have the right tools for the job. While you probably won't be able to use many of the standard tools in your toolbox, the tools that you need are relatively simple and very inexpensive. Here are some common tools you'll need:

  • Utility knife
  • Arts and crafts knife
  • A ruler
  • Scissors

Once you have built your toy dollhouse furniture, you need to paint it. You can choose to purchase very fine painter’s brushes or you can be creative and use the applicator brush from a cheap bottle of nail polish. In fact, a nap polish applicator will usually work better than most paintbrushes that you might find. Just make sure to clean the brush thoroughly and let it dry before using it.