matchsticks


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matchsticks

(ˈmætʃstɪk)
pl n
(Cookery) thin sticks cut from a vegetable
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Twenty years ago, I started building a model of the ship with matchsticks but, because of my failing eyesight, I can't finish her.
Cigarette ends, matchsticks and chewing gum are small but they're litter too.
The organ was made out of matchsticks by hospice lottery player Dick Willson, who handed over his craftwork to staff nurse Maggie Cole at a special ceremony last week.
2lbs) large potatoes, peeled and cut into matchsticks
The Welsh rugby fan glued 31,900 matchsticks together to make a model of Cardiff Arms Park - finishing it the day it was revealed the stadium was to be pulled down.
This led me to find others following similar obsessions and a Google search discovered the largest matchstick model (according to The Guinness Book of Records) is of a North Sea oil platform and took David Reynolds of Southampton 15 years using 4,075 million matchsticks.
1 cucumber, cut into quarters lengthways, then into matchsticks ?
Twenty-four matchsticks can be arranged to create the pattern illustrated below.
THESE images show the spectacular creativity of a Tyneside man who decorated his entire flat in artwork made from matchsticks.
And it was all thanks to Nathan creating portraits of frontmen Francis Rossi and Rick Parfitt using matchsticks.
Sizing all the matchsticks himself and only using a brief plan, David emphasised the patience and steady hand needed to bring the Taj Mahal model together.
IT'S made of thousands of matchsticks, has replica stained-glass windows, and even took pride of place at Prince William's first public royal duty in 1991 - but for many years this stunning model of Cardiff's Llandaff Cathedral was hidden away in an office.