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Matchstick Truck Models > Matchbox Cars

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Croatian artist Đorđe Balać has a talent for building things from matchsticks. Now, I’m not talking about some little models you might find gathering dust at a flea market. No, these matchstick models are truly epic.

matchstick cement mixer 1

Balac spends countless hours building his realistic models of industrial vehicles from literally hundreds of thousands of matchsticks.

matchstick cement mixer

My personal favorite is the Mercedes cement mixer shown above.

matchstick truck dozer

He’s also built bulldozers and several other trucks, but his masterwork is his Liebherr LTM 11200 crane model, made from over 175,000 individual matchsticks and held together with over 44 pounds of glue, and finished with almost 18 pounds of varnish.

matchstick crane

Check out more pics of Đorđe matchstick creations over on Facebook.

[via 24 Hours via Oddity Central]





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