Man Unveils Interactive Toothpick Sculpture of San Francisco That Took 35 Years to Create

Artist Scott Weaver recently unveiled “Rolling Through the Bay,” a toothpick Rube Goldberg machine of the Bay Area. A product of 35 years of work and over 100,000 toothpicks, the piece can be explored via a number of ball runs that take you through toothpick replicas of Bay Area sights and attractions. Pretty cool! TC mark


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  • Calvin

    35 fucking years im only 21 wtf

  • Michael Koh

    fap material

  • Mike Kai

    amazing. whats up with the guy tossing the ball at the end? Way to show respect!

  • Dalton Hoffmann

    that is not a rube goldberg machine and i think that guys a dumbass

  • Nic Lake

    My hat is off to you, sir. Massive kudos.

  • Nic Lake

    Also, go give this props on Digg.

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  • minestrone

    I'm 14, and live near the Golden Gate Bridge. This blows my mind.

  • Waicool

    this is freakin awesome

  • Reallyyyydude

    I really want to throw a tennis ball at that.


      more like a bowling ball..

    • Wallace

      You must be one of those cool guys I've heard so much about

  • Jim

    That is simply magical. Mike Kai: I think the artist asked the guy to toss in the ball – to generate a sort of random tour. The girls were converned but the artist said something like 'Good toss”

  • Jason Hodges73

    Not sure about the USS Missouri. I know it was re-commissioned there, but other than that, it has nothing to do with the bay area.

  • Wolcottr

    UFB!! I'd like to build an adjunct one in the Cascades (where I live in Bend, OR) and tour the Cascades and Coastal ranges and connect at Muir Woods. Are Redwood toothpics still forbidden? Totally UFB. Roger Wolcott, Bend, OR

  • Chuck Light

    Holy Amazing! He should paint it!

  • WalterMcGubbings

    White people love to laugh heartily at minor stuff

  • GlennLEU

    Watch somebody trip and smash it. I hope they have it roped off.

  • Xpac_0

    wow, that's awesome

  • Hh Kumori

    That's genius!!

  • Tod702

    I live in San Francisco. The question I have is a San Franciscan one. “How much is the bridge toll now?”

  • dale

    kudos to you sir,
    p.s. nice balls

  • Hutt_carol

    I love talented people!

  • paige

    omygosh this is soo cool

  • Clfran22

    i envy such talent.

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