Lack of a lathe shouldn't keep you from experimenting with turned shapes and parts for your miniature furniture. In the simplest method you can shape custom miniature table pedestals in dolls' house 'scales using nothing more than sandpaper and needle files
Making your own 'turned' parts allows you a lot more ways to furnish a miniature room. Simple pedestals can be used for work tables, tea tables and a range of other classic furniture pieces. See what designs you can set this technique to!
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