20.06.11 by Jeff

Toothpick Sculpture

“Rolling through the Bay”, the world’s largest kinetic sculpture made entirely of toothpicks. It has taken Scott Weaver more than 35 years and 100,000 toothpicks to build it. Incredible!

Rolling through the Bay by largest kinetic sculpture made of toothpicks Scott Weaver

Watch the video below!














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Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • way crazier than making 1000 origami cranes, this guy’s got the patience

  • Morgan A

    I agree, I admire this for the amount of patience that would be required. Its wonderful.

  • lapetitefaon

    Holy christ, the details in this! UNREAL! Also what an amazing way to tell the story of a city. I wonder his method in putting this together? Were there precise blueprints first? I assume there would have to be given how thought out and intricate it all is! If so those would awesome to see!

    • Kyle

      That is wild, thanks for sharing. Adding it to my list to see in Spain one day!

    • fiorella

      í was so close and had no idea about it. now i’ll have to go back ;) thanks for sharing.

      • “Les Cabanes de Arguelaguer” made by an 80 year old man genius, Josep Pujiula i Vila. Just incredible.

  • I feel so lazy doing what this man is capable of…

  • Dung

    UNBELIEVABLE! I so wanna see this real-life.

  • very nice wooden sculpture. We’re Chinese factory, experienced in stainless steel, bronze, stone, resin, aluminium, acrylic sculpture,water features, mold, for building construction, landscape, domestic ornament, public arts and trophy etc. for over 10 years. We also specialize in designing and fabricating custom made products to suit the specific needs of clients.

    Pls visit our web www sculpturespaces com. Attached are our recent projects for your check. Also welcome to our factory to have a visit. Hope we can establish the business relationship in the near future. Looking forward to your early reply.





23.06.17 by Jeff

5 Questions You Must Answer (or die)

This is our weekly discussion post where I ask 5 questions and you answer them (I answer them too). If you missed them, the previous 5 Questions posts are HEREHEREHERE and HERE.

 

The Questions

1- What’s your favourite piece of useless trivia?

2- What’s a bargain bin movie that’s actually really good?

3- How many times do you think you’ve stolen something in your life?

4- Describe your favourite procrastination technique.

5- What’s a unique question that I can use for a future 5 Questions post?

 

 

23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luke Ramsey

Loving these paintings from “Out In It” by Luke Ramsey, which is just coming down at Madrona Gallery, part of his artist residency in Victoria, BC. This is what summer feels like here. Have a look at more from the series as well as a couple murals below!

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23.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO

Loving these weird drawings by San Diego-based artist Luis Garcia aka OOGLIOO. Have a look at a couple more below!

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Gareth Cadwallader

A selection of paintings by British artist Gareth Cadwallader (another great find from Supersonic). More images below.

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22.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Steve Chmilar

Paintings by Canadian artist (and musician) Steve Chmilar, born in Grand Prairie, Alberta and now living in Toronto, Ontario. His upcoming show “Wrong Century” starts June 23rd at 7pm at Hashtag Gallery (Toronto). More images below.

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