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    • Linfield shingles complete
      By JSundbakken
      Making progress on Linfield Beach House! Shingles done.  Need to glue on roof trim and gutter...then on to interior window trim, fitting the wall templates and getting electric ready to install.
    • Does anyone need a basement for their Duracraft San Franciscan?
      By Crabbygirl13
      Back when I started building the Duracraft San Franciscan, the one made of MDF, I decided it needed a basement, so a carpenter friend of mine cut one for me based on my specs. It's got window openings and an opening for stairs. I'm not asking any money for it, just the cost of sending it to where it would need to go. I think I can get packing materials for free. I've posted some pics, although they're not the best, but they'll give you an idea of the piece. It's made from 1/2" thick excellent quality wood. I decided to go in a different direction and didn't build the house, but I hate to just throw away the basement because someone might have use for it. So, I'll post it here and see if there are any takers. I planned on making it into a kitchen and laundry room. Two of the photos show the "Ceiling" as the floor. The stair opening is actually on the top of the structure. I have some more recent photos I can email if anyone should contact me. The center wall is not included, but you can see how the room layout would look if you added a wall. The ceiling height is 8.5" and I used the actual floor piece (MDF) from the original kit, so it matches up exactly. 
      As far as components go, I had used what was shown in the photos. There's a sliding glass door by Miniature House and I used windows from Earth and Tree. If you need components, I can see what I have and we could discuss pricing on those items. But, the basement itself is free of charge to anyone who could use it.
      Any questions or for more information, send me a message. I'm located in MA so if you're in the area, I can meet you with it as well. Probably a long shot, but hey, you never know!
      Robin
       
      P.S. If you wanted to make a donation for this item, I'd ask $10 that I could give to a local animal rescue.







    • Searching for DuraCraft Marquam Hill Mansion kit/house
      By Meag
      Hi All,
      I am searching for a DuraCraft Marquam Hill Mansion (MR 625) kit or dollhouse. My grandmother had one of these when I was little that I loved playing with, but sadly it was given to someone outside of our family after she passed. I would love to build or restore one with my daughter now that she is old enough to share a love of miniatures with me. However, I am having a really hard time finding this dollhouse anywhere. Anyone have any leads?
      Thanks!
    • Duracraft Victorian VH600 free to good home
      By Bluestocking
      I have a hand-me-down Duracraft Victorian VH600 that I would be happy to give to someone who would love and build it.  It is from the 1980s, never opened.  I have no idea of the condition but the box is clean and whole so I'm assuming that everything inside is good.
      It is very heavy, so I can't mail it, sorry.  I am willing to drive to a southern L.A. Co. or Orange Co. Calif. location if you can't come and get it, and I would be happy to hang on to it for a while if necessary.
      The box says "21 in. x 47 in. x 40 in." -- ten rooms!
       

    • Help! =( Frustrated with linfield
      By asherah
      I have no idea how the 2 room partitions go in! There is nothing in the instructions about it.. or at least no pictures. Anyone that built it able to explain it? =( So frustrated with it. They aren't great instructions pretty sure I messed up some of the strips but oh well