Making Dolls' Houses in 1/12 Scale (Paperback)  by Brian Nickolls (Author)

Nickolls provides complete instructions for six projects of increasing complexity: a workshop, Victorian shop, Georgian house, thatched cottage, fisherman's cottage, and Tudor house. He emphasizes construction, describing tools and materials in detail, listing sources, but only mentioning furnishings and decoration.

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From Library Journal
Nickolls provides complete instructions for six projects of increasing complexity: a workshop, Victorian shop, Georgian house, thatched cottage, fisherman's cottage, and Tudor house. He emphasizes construction, describing tools and materials in detail, listing sources, but only mentioning furnishings and decoration. Some 132 diagrams supplement the text. The photographs are excellent, showing sparsely furnished rooms in contrast to the cluttered Victorian look usually seen in recent American books. Nickolls's advice is sound, e.g., he recommends a trial fit before beginning assembly. Though the terms used are British, measurements are in feet and inches. A good book to recommend to the hobbyist wanting a slightly different project. --Patricia B. Brown, Navistar Corp. Lib., Melrose Park, Ill.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The fisherman's cottage is excellent and really tempted me to buy this book (got this out at the library) I liked the goergian house as well but it lacked a second staircase so there was no entrance into the attic rooms.
There are detailed instructions spanning many pages but I can see how some readers might find them a bit daunting.