Feb 28 2012

Matchstick Marvels

If you’re ever traveling through central Iowa, be sure to stop by the Matchstick Marvels Museum in Gladbrook to check out the amazing work of Patrick Acton, who constructs scale models out of matchsticks!

For example, here’s the model of Notre Dame that he’s working on:

matchstick Notre Dame

It’s only half-finished!

Then there’s his model of Minas Tirith from The Lord of the Rings:

420,000 matchsticks!

And many more…