Using 420,000 matchsticks — without the sulfur tip — Pat Acton built Minas Tirith. This is also know as the White City and City of the Kings and is the capital of Gondor in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-Earth.
This masterpiece took three years of work and must be even more amazing to see in person.
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Pat’s talents extend further than building Middle-Earth awesomeness out of matchsticks — which he purchases directly from the match manufacturers — his other works can be viewed at the Matchstick Marvels Museum in Gladbrook, Iowa.