Castle Out of Matches

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Introduction: Castle Out of Matches

You will need

-Matches
-Glue
-Working space


Step 1: Tower Base

Put 2 matches about a match width away from each other. Stick 8-10 on them in a perpendicular direction, add another layer like this.

Step 2: Tower Walls

Add 20 levels of matches perpendicularly of 2 per level. Like this.

Step 3: Tower Top

Add another level (the floor) of about 8-10 matches and another 4 levels of 2 the end result is this.

Repeat these steps another 3 times to make 4 towers.


Note: Sorry the image is not the right way up

Step 4: Walls

Put 2 matches about a match width away from each other. Stick 8-10 on them in a perpendicular direction.

Repeat this step 12 times.

Step 5: Attaching Walls Onto Towers

Stick one wall per tower; wait for the glue to dry the stick walls to the already stuck ones with 2 matches (into a 4 by 4 square). Like this.

Step 6: Big Towers Foundation

Put 2 matches about a match width away from each other. Stick 8-10 on them in a perpendicular direction, add another layer like this. The end result should be this.

Step 7: Big Tower Walls

Add 30 levels of matches perpendicularly of 2 per level. Like this.

Note: Sorry the image is not the right way up

Step 8: Big Tower Top

Add another level (the floor) of about 8-10 matches and another 4 levels of 2 the end result is this.
Repeat these steps another 3 times to make 4 towers.

Step 9: Main Building

On paper draw an octagon the edges being the size of matches (except for 4 opposing sides which should be shorter). Place the matches in turns spreading out into a 2 match width length then connect them with matches. Build 20 levels of walls (first 4 opposing sides then the next)Like this.

Turn it upside down

Step 10: Finishing Off

Stick towers to main building like this.

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    I'd be to tempted to walk past and "accidentally" light one of the matches.
    But is is pretty impressive work, i likes it

    are you going to burn this? if so make a vid as a pyro a castle of matches is just screaming burn me

    I mean that it is bad but I can adjust to look at it

    this isnt really that good
    but okay