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Introducing Brian Jacobsen, Miniature Knife Maker

Introducing Brian Jacobsen, Miniature Knife Maker

Brian has been crafting fine quality miniature knives for over 15 years. All of his miniatures look just like a full-size knife. Brian creates each piece from the highest quality materials with extraordinary attention to detail. Read all about his work here and see...

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Blue Star Museums Summer ’22

Blue Star Museums Summer ’22

As part of Blue Star Museums, museums across the country offer free admission to active duty military personnel and their families this summer from Armed Forces Day, May 21, 2022, through Labor Day, September 5, 2022. Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the...

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The Twin B fishing boat

The Twin B fishing boat

Built by Ellsworth Orr The actual Twin B fishing boat was built in 1978 by the Sea Way Boat Company in Long Beach, California for Wallace "Bud" Brown & Wilson "Bogie" Bogan. The Twin B was used for both sport fishing and commercial fishing for local fish markets...

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New Addition – Craftsman Style House

New Addition – Craftsman Style House

Built by Sharon Cariola of San Diego, California, this beautiful Craftsman Style house was built entirely from scratch, including all the Stickley furnishings, light fixtures and paintings. Even the wall decorations were meticulously crafted from scratch with such...

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We are pleased to introduce you to Donald Riley

We are pleased to introduce you to Donald Riley

Donald’s journey started simply enough with an idea he got from some plans he found at a local hardware store for a wooden train. Through the years he has built thousands of wooden toys given away to children and built dozens of pieces that he designed from pure...

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What’s New Catchup

What’s New Catchup

Even with all that's been going on for the past couple of years with shutdowns, restrictions and such, we've still seen a fair amount of activity and additions to the museum that we need to catch you up on. To view a list of all of the exhibits that have been added...

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