30 May '14, 1pm

Amazingly Patient Artist Uses Toothpicks to Create Incredible Sculpture of San

Amazingly Patient Artist Uses Toothpicks to Create Incredible Sculpture of San

How far would you go to show how much you love your city? Or in Scott Weaver 's case, how far wood you go? The talented (and incredibly patient) artist has worked on his painstakingly intricate tribute to San Francisco for the last 35 years, using 100,000 wooden toothpicks. The sculpture, called "Rolling Through the Bay ," is more than just a work of eco art - it's also an interactive, kinetic "tour" that uses ping pong balls rolling along winding tracks within the piece to highlight neighborhoods, historical locations, and landmarks of the city by the bay. Click through our gallery to see some of the coolest toothpick recreations - including one of the Rice-a-Roni trolley car! Or read on to see a video of the "tours" in action.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/amazingly-patient-artist-uses-100000...

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