You put a lot of time and effort into completing a kit from The House of Miniatures collection. Sanding, gluing, staining, finishing. Maybe you carve the feet, dress the bed, or add working hardware. After you complete your heirloom, does it have more value than before you began?
Tag: miniature furniture
Build First – Kit Building 101
Do I Stain or Build First? I know the first question the first customer to receive a The House of Miniatures kit asked. “Should I stain the pieces before I build the kit, or should I build first?” All About the Grain Let’s talk about the properties of wood for a moment. Most of the… Continue reading Build First – Kit Building 101
Colonial Williamsburg Connection to The House of Miniatures
From the very beginning of The House of Miniatures, the designs were based off of American Colonial era furniture. Most of the Chippendale and Queen Anne kits were researched through the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. So, what was the nature of the Colonial Williamsburg connection?