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Miniaturemidtown2

Michael Chesko built this scale model of NYC’s midtown using balsa wood and a love for detail -

This scale miniature of Midtown took 2000 hours to complete. As reference, he used blueprints, old photographs, digital reproductions, and satellite images. On a good day, he’d work his way through four city blocks. The entire model is 36″ x 30″… a good deal smaller than most office desks. At the 1:3200 scale, the Empire State Building Chesko’s favorite skyscraper) roughly reaches the dizzying height of a Campbell’s Soup can.

– Check out Tinselman’s blog for more pics and info – Stop and Smell the Miniatures

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!


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