Photos from the MiniCals Sideboard Workshop

The MiniCals miniature club hosted a workshop taught by Carlene Brown on February 16, 2018. The workshop participants created seasonal sideboards with their choice of graphics.

Carlene has been a dealer at the Good Sam Showcase of Miniatures and
offers both completed staged and unfinished sideboards and market stalls, along with accessories.

Thank you to Rhona Lee for the photos of the participants and completed prototypes.

The MiniCals will be offering more workshops and a flea market this Spring. See the N2 Region calendar for more info.

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Marge and Meg Milani

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Betty Jang

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Carlene Brown taught the seasonal sideboards workshop.

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Carol Walls

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Trish Weber


Sharon Mossman and Karen Tomajan

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Barbara Adams

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Photos from MiniCals Workshop: 1/4 scale ski lodge

On Saturday, April 23, 2016, MiniCals hosted a 1/4 scale ski lodge workshop, Part 1 of 2, at M & L Precision in Morgan Hill, CA. For Part 1 participants built, electrified, and chose their interior wall treatments.

M & L Precision, courtesy of Karen and Mark Laisure, is ideal for hosting the MiniCal workshops. The atmosphere for the MiniCals workshops is so conducive to working on miniatures that inevitably miniaturists come just to finish other projects, socialize and share. Lunch time drawings are always exciting. The small drawing gifts are wonderful artisan quality items donated by generous individuals. Mini table sales throughout the day are always welcome.

The Ski Lodge – Part 2 will be held on Saturday, May 21 at the same location. Participants will furnish their projects with laser cut pieces.

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Diane Phillips and Lynn Miller…”I think this goes here…”


Beth Newick and Judy Pick working on their ski lodges.


Gerry Silberstein working on her ski lodge.


Marge Milani


Meg Milani working on her ski lodge.



Dale Burgei (grandson) and Carol Walls working on their ski lodges.


Pat Iannucci and Sue Sterling working on their ski lodges.

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Lisa Panken working on assembling her ski lodge


Betty Jang, Liz Gerat Carpenter and Nancy Wantiez socializing.

This information is offered as a service to the community of miniature enthusiasts. If you know of a miniature related event or have information/photos to share, please contact the N.A.M.E. N2 Region Webmaster.

Mini Cals Spring Fling Flea Market Pictures

A day of mini enjoyment was had by shoppers and sellers alike at the annual Spring Fling Potluck and Flea Market on Saturday, March 19, in Morgan Hill, CA. There were miniature treasures available in all scales – some items were new; some re-newed, and some just needed a little imagination…

Many thanks to the organizers and helpers who made this day a fun event for all who attended!


View of the flea market sales floor.


Seller Debbie Heard always has wonderful items!


Kathleen Cordova (left) and her good friend, DJ (right) at her mom’s (Mary Scholl’s) miniature estate sales table.


A treasure waiting to be reimagined.


Yummy pot luck choices!


Mini Cals Helper Ann Villalobos passed out the Easter egg candies and raffle tickets. Thanks, Ann!


Seller Carol Walls at her table, “Are we having fun yet?”


Goodies to be had (sorting required).


Shoppers filled trays with mini treasures.


Two character dolls (not real buyers) at Debbie Heard’s table.


Every good sale has a few House of Miniatures kits.


A light breakfast.


Quarter scale furniture offered by HanaMini.


1″ scale Southwest style room box refurbished by Rhona Lee.


Detail of Rhona Lee’s Southwest room box.