Source – A man has built a replica of Wimbledon’s Centre Court using 12,000 toothpicks.
Shaminder Singh spent about 40 hours a week, over 10 months constructing it by hand at his home in Coventry.
The 31-year-old forklift truck driver said: “After finishing work in the morning at 06:00 I just have a couple of hours sleep and then I get back on to this.”
Mr. Singh has offered to auction the model for charity.
“It’s been hard work. Small work and it’s taken a lot of time to make it,” he said.
Hours were spent scouring the internet for photos of the real Wimbledon to double check the intricate detail as he’s never actually seen the building.
“I would like to go but tickets are very expensive,” he said.
Add this to the list of things that if you catch me doing, shoot me. It’s right behind reading the dictionary and pruning bonsai trees.
To each, their own though and you have to admire the tenacity of this guys fascination with tennis and toothpicks.
Just a thought, if tickets were too expensive why didn’t you repurpose your tooth picking time with a second job so you can go instead of making a model of where you dream of being with toothpicks.
I’m not toothpick shaming. I’m merely pointing out my aversion to wasting an enormous amount of time.
Slick model Shaminder. Sort of.