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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures How Tos are a series of instructions that will have you creating your own miniatures in no time! Created with the beginning miniature maker in mind, each project can be easily completed in less than an hour and often with materials readily on-hand.

A hands-on experience makes learning about miniatures super fun. We provide these easy to make How Tos, developed by TMTMs Associate Director and Director of Education, Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb, free of charge so that everyone can experience miniatures first-hand. Please tell your friends about our site.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission of preserving and promoting the art of miniatures. If you will be using one of our How To projects with the public, we ask that you please credit The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona.

How to Make a Miniature Chair

How To Mini Chair August 2015

Learn how to make a miniature windsor inspired chair in this month’s How To presented by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Miniature Barbecue Grill

How To Miniature Barbecue scale shot

Learn how to make this cute little barbecue grill out of common items like a plastic Easter egg. Perfect for your miniature patios and backyards!

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How To Make a Petite Plant Table

How To Miniature Tile Table June 2015

Learn how to make this charming miniature tile top garden table in this month’s How To.

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How To Make a Mini Drink Dispenser

How To Mini Drink Dispenser web

Learn how to make this miniature drink dispenser out of easy to find items. Perfect for your 1:12 scale summer parties!

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How To Make a Small Slinky

How To Make a Miniature Slinky

Learn how to make a miniature slinky and box in this tutorial brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make A Mini Modern Wall Clock

How To Mini Modern Wall Clock

Learn how to make this adorable miniature modern wall clock in this month’s tutorial brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Mini Birdcage

How To Mini Birdcage

Learn how to make a miniature birdcage in this month’s How To from The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Mini Retro Holiday Wreath

How To Dec 2014 Mini Retro Wreath

Learn how to make a miniature nostalgic holiday wreath out of simple materials.

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How To Make a Wee Washboard

How To Make a Wee Washboard

Learn how to create this miniature washboard in this month’s How To.

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How To Make a Mini Witch’s Hat

Witches Hat How To October 2014Learn how to make a miniature witch’s hat in this month’s How To.

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