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Tutorials dealing with constructing and improving the House of Miniatures Kits

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False Front Drawer

This tutorial deals with converting a House of Miniatures drawer using thinner basswood for the front, sides, and bottom, and dovetailing all four corners, to make a "false front" drawer. A false front drawer is one that has the drawer built as a open box with all four sides and then the front piece is installed. This was done for two reasons:   1. Some woods, especially burls, are not strong on their own and need the reinforcement   2. Veneers al

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Dovetails for Drawers

This tutorial deals with making dovetails for the front, sides, and back of House of Miniatures drawer kits using thinner basswood than provided in the kits. Before anyone gets picky I know these are technically box joints and not dovetails but at this scale I think they are good enough (a box joint is a form of square dovetail with more glue area than a butt joint but without the mechanical joining aspects of a true dovetail) I will be posting a full tutorial on

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