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Bob's Toothpick City by ToothpickCity Bob's Toothpick City by ToothpickCity

This section of my city is over 140,000 toothpicks....It has been a work-in-progress for about 8 years.

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Given 2014-02-19
Bob's Toothpick City by ToothpickCity ( Suggested by Qihah and Featured by cakecrumbs )
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Kokoriii Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Holy macaroni, 6 years ago and this would have been as old as I was.
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FireBirdFalling Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
dude! How do you even move something like that? O.o
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ToothpickCity Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2015
It's very sturdy because I double and triple layer the toothpicks as I build. The hardest part of moving it is it's heavy and awkward (3 feet diagonally) Thanks for asking :)
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FireBirdFalling Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Student Digital Artist
XD Your welcome! I have a hard enough time having patience for shading. Doing that would be impossible for me. Good job!
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foxy-ninja-fox Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
ERMERGERD SO AWESOME

*dies*
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westernwinds Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow!!!!
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ArtAdmirer1-75th Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2015
Shocked Wow! Eight Years! Wow! That's a Beautiful Labor of Love!  :clap::clap::clap: :salute:  'HOOOAAH!'
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Jerikcho00 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Student General Artist
Mother of god man! Amazing
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:iconcoffeegoeswild:
I hide my head in shame at my own lack of dedication to my art...  Twenty five pounds of toothpicks with eight years of work poured into them is admirable by any standards; you put us all to shame. On a purely artistic note, love the layout and flow of the piece, and the detail work on those rock outcroppings and brick walls is fantastic. Would make an awesome film set. Great stuff, keep it up.
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i drop my jaw!
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miccivoughn Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2015  Student Artist
how could you do something like this?! i want to be your apprentice!
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Ragnar949 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2015  Professional General Artist
Clap 

amazing
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Lalalupsi234 Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
WWWOOOOWWW!!!! So amazing!! Beautiful! :)
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:iconbobraw:
bobraw Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015
OUTSTANDING
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FeanorTargaryen Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Wow, it's very nice :-)
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TheBl4ckCat Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I hope it will never get damaged, that is just amazing.
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ToothpickCity Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015
Thanks so much! It's actually built like a tank...I doubled and triple layered the toothpicks and this section weighs about 25 lbs.
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TheBl4ckCat Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I answere so late becouse I really don´t know what to say, I´m just speechless, everytime trying to say at least something.

But I´m too impressed. I have never seen anything like that.

I don´t know if I had the endurance to do this, this seems to take sooooo much time to get anywhere.
The finished thing though, is awesome.
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lyhnspirit Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014
This is amazing. You, sir, are a Wizard Hat, complete with Wizard Fire! Poof! 
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carlo-radin Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
wow!!
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:iconlesliesern:
LeslieSern Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
How...
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LukeLdh Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014
The detail and dedication is just amazing man O.O
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PAPhilly Featured By Owner Edited Jun 25, 2014
Holy CRAP! Great work! You have way too much free time, man.=P (Razz) 
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NerdyCapricorn Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very detailed down to the stones
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Phoenix-Skywriter Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I absolutely love this. I bet it takes a lot of patience.
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thepolishgirl Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
INNN-CREDIBLE!  0__0  I could just sit here and stare...
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AtriellMe Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Just incredibly work. WOW !
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PCamenzind Featured By Owner May 8, 2014   Writer
Absolutely awesome!
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Alexander941 Featured By Owner May 7, 2014
What sort of Glue do you use?
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Tolkien-bout-Doctor Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This, is dedication, patience and art!!
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clariktheking Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
this is incredible
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mycupisempty Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good job. :)
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EmoEliKue Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
just toothpicks and wood glue!?
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BoMuffin Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Anybody knows how its made? 
(Glue e.c.t..)
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:icontoothpickcity:
ToothpickCity Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014
Just toothpicks and wood glue
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BoMuffin Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AMAZING!! What do you do with them when you are done? 
Also are the insides hollow?  
Superb work! 
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yoyobutt Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Jesus Christ dude, that's some SERIOUS dedication and it all paid off. Very, very nice work.
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KeepMeSafeAtNight Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Absolutely amazing, the way you put all the toothpicks together in a PERFECT wall its fantastic, can I ask, how did you do the rocks?
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riickard Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
pretty awsome
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Trencher7809 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow. This must have taken some serious patience and steady hands. Out of this whole amazing piece I have only one question; how the hell did you make a circle out of toothpicks?
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Lolli62 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I was gonna say that this deserves a DD, but when I scrolled down to comment it looks like you already got one - well deserved! <3 This is AMAZING.
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besideeternity Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
This is AMAZING!
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Keltix2006 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
Bravo!
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PyroAnubis Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Remarkable!
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JecBro Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is impressive, very impressive. You must have spent many days worth of hours on this (or years). I like the boats, just one thing, it looks as though there is no access to the dock/jetty from the board-walk. Is there meant to be?
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HispanicVitaminz Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
O. O This.Is.Awesome.
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StevenDavisPhoto Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Professional Photographer
WOW. So amazing. So much work.
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Ender-Wings Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, that's amazing! Eight years of well-done craftsmanship!
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kalstrai Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014
You, Sir, are a craftsman!

John!
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bowwing333 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow that's insane!
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