Report from the world of backyard technology
Photography by toothpickart.com
The online exhibit is called “The Essence of Patience,” and it takes just one look at Steven J. Backman’s work to grasp the truth in that title.
Using just small hand tools, enormous patience, and lots of toothpicks, Backman creates amazingly intricate works of art. From detailed replicas of historic buildings, to a functional remote-control boat, his work pushes the boundaries of what we’d expect could be created out of tiny slivers of ...