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These Little Dollys Didn't Stay at Home

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Project by Grumpy posted 10-31-2018 12:01 AM 1501 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The striped dolly took a lot of gluing up, Titebond 111. the result was ok but the hat chipped out so I had to square off the edges.
The other lesson learned was with the other dolly. The dress part only needed short blanks glued in that region to get the different coloured effect, rather than the full length because most went to waste.
Anyway the Feast Watson wipe on poly does a great job as I recently swapped over from Minwax.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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#1 posted 10-31-2018 02:01 AM

Nice work on the dolls, Tony. The lamination adds a different dimension to them!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 10-31-2018 02:55 AM

I see your back playing with dolls again. The one on the left with the trimmed brim is super.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 08:37 AM

Quite interesting wood combinations.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 10-31-2018 10:39 AM

now it´s time to play…

-- bambi

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 11:09 AM

nice choice of wood, well done,,, what size are those ’’dolly’‘

-- andrek

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#6 posted 10-31-2018 09:49 PM

Jim, thanks for your comment. The laminations are a bit risky and a bit messey as well on the glueup.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 10-31-2018 09:51 PM

Thanks Dave, Ivan & Bambi. Yes probably time to move on to something else. Watch this space, LOL.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 10-31-2018 09:53 PM

Andrex, they vary in size but normally 90mm long & 40 max width.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 11-02-2018 02:40 AM

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#10 posted 11-02-2018 05:06 AM

I’d love to have the patience, skill and space to turn BUt for now I’ll just admire those who can; nice job Tony.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#11 posted 11-02-2018 06:13 AM

Nice ones Grumpy, nice piece of laminating, really add some character.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#12 posted 11-04-2018 01:57 AM

Good on Mark, It’s amazing what you can find on the www.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 11-04-2018 01:59 AM

Pete, from what I have seen in your projects you have the patience of a Saint buddy. Thanks for looking.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 11-04-2018 02:00 AM

Thanks Bob, the laminated one is a bit messy but worth it in the long run.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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