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Minis Magnified Tree Fort by Nathan Morsbach

Tree Fort, Nathan Morsbach, 2009–2012, painted cardboard with commercial figures

Working with cardboard, hot glue, and his imagination, Nathan Morsbach began making battle scenes around the age of seven. As he grew his work became more sophisticated yet he remains true to cardboard, his original material. Nathan draws...

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Minis Magnified Log Cabin

Log Cabin,  Thomas and Catherine Latané, 1987, Donated by Debbie Young in 2017

[caption id="attachment_11246" align="alignnone" width="750"]Log Cabin back Log Cabin, Thomas and Catherine Latané, 1987, rear view, from the collection of The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures[/caption]

This miniature is a rendition of the log...

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Minis Magnified Issue No. 64 The Beautiful Stringed Instruments of Ken Manning

Written by Museum Services Manager, Emily Wolverton

Miniature artists are often specialists of a particular skill, whether it be creating landscapes or lamps, and thus nearly every dollhouse and roombox in our collection is an artistic compilation. There is real delight in discovering the many artists behind the details. The late Ken Manning was a specialist...
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Minis Magnified Model Horse and Tack

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Leather Saddle, 1995; Mint O’odham Saddle Blanket, 2014; Stone Model ISH Mare “Carob”, 1999.  Created by Susan Bensema Young

This miniature worked leather Western-style horse saddle with hand embroidered saddle blanket, created by Susan Bensema Young, is an accurate miniature...

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Minis Magnified Issue No. 63 Take a Seat! Pt. 1

Written by Museum Services Manager, Emily Wolverton

Issue No. 63 of Minis Magnified will be broken down into three parts, each magnifying a couple exquisite seats in our collection. Take a Seat! Exploring Some of the Whimsical and Historical Chairs in our Collection. Pt. 1 of 3 Ah yes, the Chair. How can it be that something so...
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Minis Magnified Issue No. 62 An Interview with Facility Manager Jesse Wiley

Written by Museum Services Manager, Emily Wolverton
  No Problem Too Big or Too Small: Behind the Scenes with our Museum Facility Manager, Jesse Wiley Being the Facility Manager of any museum would be a daunting task, but here at The Mini Time Machine Museum the role is something unlike anywhere else. Aside from overseeing the maintenance of...
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