35 Years, 100,000 Toothpicks

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For 35 years, Scott Weaver collected, cut, and glued more than 100,000 toothpicks into a structure he calls "Rolling Through the Bay."



The 9-foot structure has seen state fairs and conferences, where Weaver rolls ping pong balls through the complicated track that tours California landmarks and famous neighborhoods.

See a video of Weaver and his toothpick tower after the jump.

Scott Weaver's Rolling through the Bay from Learning Studio on Vimeo.




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