Triang Wooden Bedroom Furniture

This is part of the Triang Wooden WDB/1 Double Bedroom Set [5 pieces], consisting of a double bed with a headboard and side cabinets. A three door wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table with a stool. It was produced for one year only, in 1963. I have 3 pieces of the set, although not…

Stripping Stockbroker Beams

STRIPPING BEAMS All the beams on the house have been painted with black matt paint, I am going to remove this, as I want to take it back to wood.  I plan to stain and wax them, rather than paint.   The main front panel has one large beam section across the top windows, and…

Stripping the Porch

The porch has been removed, it will be so much easier to decorate not being attached to the main body of the house.  I will be able to do something nice to the inside.   I took the roof off of the porch, so I could remove the red paint. This was not a good…

The Big Strockbroker Strip

THE BIG STRIP Now the house has been disassembled, it is now the hard and messy job of removing old paint and paper.  The outside of the house has the original paint, with light blue gloss layer, topped with white gloss, a bit like a layer cake. The internal walls does have original wall and…

Move Over another Stockbroker on the Way

I have just bought another Triang Stockbroker, even though I don’t have any more room for a big house.  Once I see a Triang House, it like seeing a puppy that needs a new home.  So I thought I would buy it for spares.  It was sold to me as needing a little restoration, as…

Spot-On Book

The Ultimate Book of SPOT-ON Models Ltd. by Nigel Lee, Graham Thompson and Brian Salter This book covers all aspects of Spot On Models, die cast vehicles, and related roadways, garages and buildings.  There are sections on Architex, model construction system,  Magicar, Funfair and Taik-Trak. The section on Doll’s House Furniture, over 50 pages, covers…