January 9, 2013

Toothpick San Francisco

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"Rolling Through the Bay" 
is the title of Scott Weaver's abstract toothpick sculpture of the city of San Francisco, CA. 
You heard me right. The thing is made entirely out of toothpicks, over 100,000 of them!


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Palace of Fine Arts


Ping pong balls roll around and through San Francisco landmarks
 via 4 different paths in this colossal kinetic structure. 


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Painted Ladies Victorian Homes


When they say "big", they mean it!  9' high, 7' wide, 30" deep.


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Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island


This labor of love has taken him over 3,000 hours, over a period of 34 years, 
using none other than Elmer's glue! 


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Cable Car


I can't imagine the need for patience...and a very, very steady hand.


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China Town with Chinese Dragon


Engineering and creativity.
Ingenious! And a lot of fun.


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Scott gives us a tour in this YouTube video: 




1 comment:

  1. This is AMAZING I couldn't say anything the entire time...my jaw was on the floor!

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