American Girl Couch

Posted on Jun 27 2014 - 5:48pm by Rudy

American Girl Couch

American Girl Couch

I am preparing a 4 part tutorial on how to complete a living room set for your American Girl Dolls.

Part 1: American Girl Doll Couch

Part 2: American Girl Doll Loveseat

Part 3: American Girl Doll Chair

Part 4: American Girl Doll Coffee Table

In this tutorial you will learn how to make an American Girl couch that fits up to three dolls!  Now when you have a popcorn and movie night your dolls have somewhere to enjoy the show!

Shopping list:

1 – 1/2’’ x 2’ x 4’ Plywood or MDF
1 – 2×2 @ 6’
1 – 1×1 @ 20’’
Wood Glue
18 Gauge 1’’ or 3/4’’ nails
Lightweight Spackle

Cut List:

1 – Seat – 1/2’’ x 6 3/4’’ x 19 1/2’’
4 – Legs – 2×2 @ 2’’
1 – Back Rest – 1/2’’ x 5 3/4’’ x 19 1/2’’ ( Cut Bottom at 5 degrees
off square)
2 – Arm Rest Support – 1×1 @ 5 1/2’’
2 – Arm Rest – 1×1 @  6 7/16’’

Tools:

Tape Measure
18 Gauge Nailer
Miter Saw or Circular Saw
Hearing Protection
Safety Glasses
Pencil
Sanding Block

 Step 1:

Attach all four legs to the bench.  You can just nail them into place from the top of the bench through.

American Girl Couch step 1

Step 2:

Attach the back of the couch by using wood glue and then nail from the bottom into place. American Girl Couch step 2

Step 3:

Attach the two supports for the armrest as shown below.  Again, nail into place. American Girl Couch step 3

Step 4:

Add the armrests to the supports you just nailed into place.  Also be sure to nail it into the back of the couch as well for added support. American Girl Couch step 4 Your project is complete!  If you want to see how to make a cute no sew couch cushion, visit THIS tutorial! American Girl couch

American Girl Couch was last modified: March 21st, 2017 by Rudy

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  1. StarDustSparkles September 11, 2015 at 12:16 am -

    the link to american girl ideas’ couch cushions is http://www.americangirlideas.com/american-girl-couch-cushions/
    the link in the blog post does not work so i posted it