Sunday, July 5, 2009

Dollhouse fridge

None of the dollhouse fridges I have was suitable for the dollhouse I'm building, so I decided to make one specifically designed for this house. It's a good idea as I have made the kitchen cupboards myself and plan on making the oven as well.

The kitchen looks like this:

I used a variety of materials for the fridge as there was not enough left of any one material. So, there's cardboard, foam core, balsa wood and a piece of some harder wood. The structure is basically that of a regular cupboard, except the shelves aren't as deep as they could be. This is because there must be room for the shelves inside the door.

This is the inside of the door. The (approximately) 45 degree angle on one side is there to make sure the door can be closed. Another option would be to make the shelves a lot shorter.

The fridge isn't finished yet. Next, it needs to be painted and some sort of handles attached. I also need to figure out how to keep the doors closed. I'm thinking of using small magnets, if I can find ones small enough.


Search for God's truth said...

I would love to see your tutorial on how to make this fridge

Unknown said...

Can I get the dimensions please I live this!

Donna said...

Where can I get the tutorial, and measurements, I would like to make this, I don't have a computer or printer only my phone

Tarja said...

This was a one of a kind piece made to the measures of the available space and I just modified it as required as I progressed, so there is no tutorial.

Anonymous said...

How did you attach the fridge door?

Tarja said...

I just used a strip of cardstock as a hinge. Note that when you do that, the doors won't stay closed by themselves, you need some sort of closing mechanism to keep them closed.