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NeonKnight
02-28-2010, 12:43 AM
http://sites.google.com/site/alecgarrardherodstemple/

Just, WOW!

Coyotemax
02-28-2010, 01:09 AM
That is amazing.

Of course my first thought was to have a miniature tabletop battle in there :P

Jaxilon
02-28-2010, 01:59 AM
I've seen this before, it's an amazing model he's built. It could be argued that he's building a 3D map so imo it is a great link for the sight

Aenigma
02-28-2010, 02:11 AM
If anyone ever again complains about my nerdyness, Ill smack that article in their face O_O

And oh, that temple is AWESOME. It's in one of my favourite architectual styles :D

Ascension
02-28-2010, 02:41 AM
And I thought I had a lot free time on my hands, yowza. Reminds me of a guy who owns a rival stained glass shop in town who built a mini Noah's ark about 20 years ago and rode it down the Missouri river.

Daelin
02-28-2010, 04:11 AM
Impressive to be sure. But he says that each of the 4000 figures takes him 3 hours to make, and to be honest, they don't exactly look like they should be taking 3 hours to do. The temple itself is tremendous, though.

Coyotemax
02-28-2010, 05:00 AM
maybe 2 and a half of those hours are baking time in the oven?

Steel General
02-28-2010, 11:28 AM
Holy Poop!!!

mearrin69
02-28-2010, 01:16 PM
I can't say I'm impressed by the figures close-up but that thing is pretty amazing taken as a whole...should probably be in a museum somewhere. Somebody rep that guy :)
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Sigurd
03-02-2010, 12:21 PM
Sure, I bet it started with:

"I cant just make a nativity creshe, everyone has done that".
"But where will I put my little wiseman ......"


Kidding aside, its pretty impressive. Better hobby than drinking.


Sigurd

jaerdaph
03-03-2010, 12:35 AM
Why am I picturing dedicating myself to something like this only to have my grandchildren come in one day like a Roman legion and leave me with nothing but the Wailing Wall?

:)

jaerdaph
03-03-2010, 12:38 AM
Better hobby than drinking.
Sigurd

Craft beer is one of my other "hobbies", so the jury is still out on that one. ;)

loogie
03-03-2010, 01:00 AM
lol
i read the first sentance as..

"Alec Garrard, 78, a retarded farmer..."

pretty much sums up spending that long on a model.. looks pretty amazing but come on... 30 years?

Sigurd
03-05-2010, 12:43 AM
Craft beer is one of my other "hobbies", so the jury is still out on that one. ;)

I said drinking brewing, vintning and similar creative pursuits are a noble and gracious contribution to the hospitality of the species - and really good. :)

AutumnRain
03-09-2010, 11:09 PM
Oh my JEBUS! That's amazing!!!! I can't imagine doing that!