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I have had a lot happen in the last few months including moving out of my house, moving twice, then moving back into my house. Somewhere along the line the skil craft disappeared. It may turn up, then again it may have just been tossed. I had made a lot of progress on it, but hadn't taken any pictures.
Two years ago, when I bought this house, I tried to find the identity. At this current time there is a Skilcraft on ebay that looks like this house (link posted by Newt). It is possible with as many dollhouse manufacturers that have come and gone it was produced by both Arrow and Skilcraft. As much as I love hearing about the history of manufacturers I don't like to research them myself. I am hoping Calamari will publish a book so I have a handy reference. I started working on this house as a second project while I was waiting for the glue to dry on another. The work on this house is ve
Today I got the Arrow house taken apart by soaking in a tub of hot water and vinegar. It took two hours. Some of the pieces that came off took some of the wood with it. I think I will let it dry overnight. After taking the house apart, I decided that I am going to replace windows, trim, door and the interior stairs. Most of the plywood pieces soaked apart in the bath. These parts will be thrown away. Today, I googled homemade paperclay. This search believe it or not brought me back to the forum. There was a thread about making paper mache and paperclay. I never thought abo
I took a ZicamFlu medicated spoon. NightQuil might be the "fall on the kitchen floor and I can't get up" medicine, but this stuff is "You better take it lying down cause you're not going to get up" medicine. This entry will be really quick, sorry for any typo's. While working on the Laurel, I thought it would be good to have a second house going. The Arrow dollhouse that I picked up at the local thrift store has recentley said "Brownstone". So tonight I began taking off the roof. I learned from prior experience that I should take restorations apart and rebuild. I got as far as the roof