Ronald Remsberg builds complicated structures from simple materials. In fact, Mr. Remsberg has built several scale models from nothing but matchsticks. A former Convair aeronautical engineer and builder of free-flight model aircraft, Ron used thousands of these sticks and Elmer’s glue to assemble models of some of the world’s most famous landmarks and structures. Ron has built about a dozen such models since starting in 1998. Though he has slowed down a little, the structures remain very square and precise. Ron noted that building the projects is a great tension reliever. This matchstick model of the Eiffel Tower is 28″-tall with a 10-3/4 square inch base. The photo below shows Mr. Remsberg with his matchstick models of the Eiffel Tower and a semi-truck cab.