American Girl TV Console • DIY

Posted on Oct 9 2014 – 10:09pm
by Rudy



American Girl TV Console • DIY

If you have made the American Girl TV and the American Girl DVDs, it is time you make this awesome American Girl TV Console to go with them!  It’s a great to place to put your doll’s TV on and store the DVDs.  I also like it because I can see all the DVDs.  They don’t have to be put away where you can’t see them.  Let’s face it, we made it, we want to display it!

Shopping list:

1 – 1/2’’ @ 1’ x 2’ (Plywood or any 1/2’’ piece of wood)
1 – 1/4’’ @ 11’’ x 9’’ (Plywood or any 1/4’’ piece of wood)
Wood Glue
5/8’’ Nails for 18 Gauge Nailer

Cut List:

1 – 1/2’’ @ 12’’ x 3 3/4’’ – Top of Console
2 – 1/2’’ @ 8’’ x 3 1/2’’ – Sides of Console
1 – 1/2’’ @ 11’’ x 3 1/2’’ – Bottom of Console
1 – 1/2’’ @ 3 1/2’’ x 10’’ – Console Shelf
1 – 1/4’’ @ 11’’ x 9’’ – Back of Console

Tools:

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

Step 1:

Attach one side of the console to the bottom.  Use wood glue and nail into place.

Step 2:

Attach the opposite side to the bottom piece.

 

Step 3:

Attach the top piece to the two sides.  You will leave 1/2″ overhang on each side.  The front will overhang and the back will be flush with the sides.

Step 4:

Attach the back piece.  Use wood glue and nail into place.

Step 5:

Insert the shelf.



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