134. Ivar Bratland church

134 - Ivar collection


Nampa and District Museum

Ivar Bratland from Norway, was one of the early pioneers of the Nampa area. He loved woodworking and donated his collection. The church you see here was built in 1979 and contained over 2000 intricate pieces and took 3 years to build. He used interlocking pieces that were glued and nailed together to build structures. He also carved shoes, kitchen utensils, bowls etc.