WORKSHOPS 1/12th scale
2 DAY WORKSHOP CHICAGO
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 26
Georgian Dolls House Cabinet c1770
Based on the
original 'Throstlenest House' this beautiful cabinet was built as an
attractive piece of furniture, a focal point for any room setting or as a
stand alone piece.
Made in mahogany with a fine Georgian facade
concealing six tiny rooms to furnish at your leisure. From a prepared cutting
list of timber each student will construct the cabinet and facade.The quoined edges will be formed using wood
blocks; the dentil moulding cornice will be applied.The windows will be fitted with moulded
surrounds; the columned moulded portico doorway will be assembled and applied.The double door facade will be hinged to reveal and access the rooms.
simple mahogany stand will be made and a finish will be applied. Approx. size in miniature 3 ½” x 3 ½” x 1 ¾ “ deep.
Completion is likely in class, however a detailed booklet is provided to
complete the piece at home
if necessary. All tools and supplies will be
provided, please feel free to bring your personal small tools and any optical
equipment you may require.