American Girl Floor Beam

Posted on Jun 30 2014 – 3:39am
by Rudy

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American Girl Floor Beam

American Girl Floor Beam

Are you ready for part 2  of the American Girl Gymnastics series?  Since you have already made the leotard for your doll, you can now make the floor beam to go with it.  This is so simple and is a must have for your gymnastics collection.

My girls helped me paint our balance beam, and it turned out awesome!

Shopping list:

1 – 2×2 @19’’
1 – 1×1 @ 5’’
Wood Glue
18 Gauge 1 1/4’’ nails
Lightweight Spackle

Cut List:

1 – Top of Beam – 2×2 @ 18’’
2 – Legs – 1×1 @ 2’’


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

Step 1:

Attach the beam to the two legs.  Just nail them from the bottom up.



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

  1. Kylie Willhauck
    July 19, 2014 at 2:04 am – Reply

    Can you make a video on a how to make a no glue or wood Balance beam.

    • Rudy
      July 19, 2014 at 2:33 am – Reply

      So you want me to make a balance beam without using wood or glue? If that’s what you want, I can make that!

    January 14, 2015 at 1:44 pm – Reply

    Hi can you show how to make food for them , cheers much appreciated

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