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Toothpick Tour of San Francisco

This model of San Francisco was built using nothing more than toothpicks and Elmer’s glue. Scott Weaver used over 100,000 toothpicks and spent around 3000 hours over 34 years building the piece, which includes lots of famous landmarks and a few surprises. For a video and more details, read more at Geeks Are Sexy. Link

A Toothpick Model of San Francisco That Took 34 Years to Make

More than three decades ago, Scott Weaver began building a model of San Francisco out of 100,000 toothpicks. He began the fragile project at the age of fifteen, which has survived four homes, an earthquake, and a destructive dog. In The San Francisco Gate, Janny Hu writes: “Rolling Through the Bay” is 9 feet tall, [...]