Craftsmanship Museum

The Joe Martin Foundation Craftsmanship Museum also known as the Craftmanship Museum and Miniature Engineering Museum is an American museum located in Carlsbad, California that collects and displays unique carefully crafted objects of metal and wood.CollectionThe collection includes approximately 500 working miniature engines as well as models of aircraft, automobiles, and other objects. Especially notable are a 1/6 scale model of a 1932 Duesenberg and several aluminum cutaway World War II fighter models. A Norden bombsight is displayed in the museum's collection.1932 SJ DuesenbergLouse Chenot constructed a 1/6-scale model of a 1932 SJ Duesenberg. Construction required about 15,000 hours. The engine runs on gasoline. Doors close with two clicks, outside and inside handles operate independently. The model is fully operational, an automobile in miniature. Machine shopThe museum houses a precision machine shop staffed by volunteer master toolmakers. The museum's toolmakers work collaboratively with craftsmen throughout the world building miniature projects. They clean, restore, repair and maintain the objects donated or loaned to the museum.Exhibits<gallery mode=nolines widths=180px> Craftsmanship Museum Room View 1.jpg | Main exhibit room Craftsmanship Museum Room 2.jpg | Main exhibit room Craftsmanship Museum Room 3.jpg | Main exhibit room Birk Petersen exibit.jpg | Birk Petersen exhibit Model of P-51 Mustang by Young C. Park.jpg | P-51 model 1/16-scale scratch-built by Young C. Park c. 2006Model of P-51 Mustang by Young C. Park - Detailed view.jpg | P-51 model 1/16-scale by Young C. Park close-up. 18-cylinder working model.jpg | Working 18-cylinder radial engine 1/4-scale by Harold Beckett c. 1995 Craftsmanship Museum Wright Flyer.jpg | Wright Flyer Craftsmanship Museum models.jpg | Building and structural models

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