Make This Easy Woodcraft Love Seat Project
Miniature Love Seat Supplies
You can get the supplies you need from a local craft store, or online at Crafting Supplies. Because of its simplicity, this wood craft project makes a great kid craft. Adult supervision is only needed where wood piece cutting is required.
The supplies needed are:
- An 8″ length of 3/8″ diameter dowel.
- Six 2 1/2″ long craft sticks.
- Four wooden ovals or craft stick pieces 1″ long.
- Some assorted wood shapes (for pillows).
I buy the craft sticks, wood dowels, and wood shapes in pre-packaged assortments. You can find some appropriate assortments online at wood crafting supplies.
You’ll also find compatible sized additional furniture, wishing well, and gazebo in my book: Judy’s Easy Craft Projects.
Making the Love Seat Assemblies
To begin construction, first lay the six craft sticks in two parallel arrangements, 3 apiece. These will form the seat and back of the loveseat. Glue two wooden ovals (or craft stick segments) onto each set so that the ovals sit across the 3 pieces. This will hold them together. These bracing pieces will not show as they will be on the bottom of the seat and behind the loveseat back.
Note, on the craft stick assembly that will become the “seat” of the loveseat, place the oval braces only about 1″ apart near the center, otherwise they will interfere with later construction.
Measure the width of the craft stick assemblies. Cut off six pieces of dowel such that their length is the same as the width of the craft stick assemblies.
Glue two pair of dowels together lengthwise as shown in the below illustration. These will become the base or feet of the loveseat.
Putting the Love Seat Together
Glue the remaining lengths of dowel on top of the assembly for the miniature dollhouse love seat arms.
Finally, glue the remaining craft stick assembly to the back of the wood craft loveseat as shown. You can see that the back-ends of the dowel “arm rests” allow a surface for attaching the loveseat back. Make sure the oval supports are on the back side as shown.
Love Seat Back View
Add Some Colorful Pillows
We’ll put these colorful pieces to work as substitute cushions and pillows for our finished dollhouse love seat.
The Finished Miniature Love Seat
Of course, this is only one possibilty of how to finish off the catchy miniature dollhouse love seat. I’m sure you’ll have even better ideas.