American Girl Loveseat

Posted on Jun 27 2014 - 8:51pm by Rudy

american girl loveseat

American Girl Loveseat

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 part 2 of the American Girl Living Room Set series you will learn how to make a matching loveseat that seats up to two 18″ dolls.  If you made the matching American Girl Doll Couch, then this will be easy.  It’s just a smaller version!

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 12 ’’
4 – Legs – 2×2 @ 2’’
1 – Back Rest – 1/2’’ x 5 3/4’’ x 12’’ ( 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 seat.  Nail them into place from the top of the bench through.  You will use spackle to cover these holes before you paint.  

american girl loveseat step 1

 

Step 2:

Attach the back of the love seat by using wood glue and nailing into place.  Nail from the bottom of the seat.

american girl loveseat step 2

 

Step 3:

Nail the armrest supports into the front two legs.  You can also nail it into the side of the bench right above the legs.

american girl loveseat step 3

 

Step 4:

The last step is to secure the arms in place.  Nail them into the armrest supports and into the side of the back.

american girl loveseat step 4

 

Your American Girl Doll Loveseat is complete!  Now spackle all the nail holes, sand it, and paint!  It will be ready for your dolls as soon as the paint of your choice dries.

American Girl Loveseat

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

6 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. laura January 9, 2015 at 8:20 am -

    cool project! totally going to try this

  2. Julie Lawson December 2, 2014 at 7:46 am -

    And this… 🙂 I am GIDDY!