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The Quick 10: 10 Amazing Matchstick Sculptures

I can’t believe I haven’t been to the Matchstick Marvels Museum. Last month, Jill Harness featured an impressive Minas Tirith from Lord of the Rings made out of 420,000 matchsticks, and after checking out her link we discovered that the place is only about an hour away from Des Moines. Yep… it’s definitely on my [...]

Man Builds Matchstick Models of Every Ship in the Royal Navy Since 1945

Phillip Warren’s hobby for the past 62 years has been building models of warships out of matchsticks. So far, he’s used 650,000 matches to build 400 ship models: The master modeller, from Brandford, Dorset, has created every ship built in the Royal Navy since 1945, as well as 60 other ships from the US navy and [...]