How Matches are Made?

One of the first matches were used in 5th century in China, called the sulfur match, they were small sticks of pinewood impregnated with sulfur. After that came the Safety match, that was invented by the Swedish chemist Gustaf Erik Pasch in first half of 1800’s and popularized by the industrialist John Edvard Lundström in second part of 19th century.… Continue reading How Matches are Made?

Incredible Giant Globe Made Out of Hand Painted Matchsticks

New York-based artist Andy Yoder created a giant world globe sculpture made entirely of hand painted matchsticks. Andy has spent nearly two years on his piece, Early One Morning, painstakingly applying thousands of painted matches to create the sculpture. “Early One Morning” will be on display at the Winkleman Gallery in New York City as part of the PULSE New York… Continue reading Incredible Giant Globe Made Out of Hand Painted Matchsticks

UCO Stormproof Matches: All Weather Survival Matches

UCO Stormproof Matches are the best premium heavy-duty, all-weather matches. Each match burns for approximately 15 seconds even if it is windy or rainy. They come available in a survival tube for about $7.50 or a match box with 25 matches per box for $5.55. The Stormproof Matches, an incredible product you need to see to believe! Watch the video demonstration of… Continue reading UCO Stormproof Matches: All Weather Survival Matches

Incredible Matchstick Sculptures

An Iowa-based artist Patrick Acton has glued over 3.5 million ordinary wooden matchsticks into more than 60 magnificent models. After nearly ten years of model building and cutting the heads off 100,000 matchsticks, Acton contacted the Ohio Blue Tip Company, where he learned that matchsticks could be purchased without the sulfur tip.  After this discovery, Acton… Continue reading Incredible Matchstick Sculptures