Japanese Men Carve Insane Miniature Sculptures

Avril's Museum of Unholy Micro-Sculpture

A prisoner dies, and a woman discovers he had written the Lord's Prayer on the head of a pin. Japanese men carve insane miniature sculptures. What more could you ask for from Avril's Museum of Unholy Micro-Sculpture?

Japanese Men Carve Insane Miniature Sculptures

by Cliff Pickover, Reality Carnival

Mizuta Tasogare and Kato Jado have a patience bordering on insanity. Check out their complicated pencil scuptures in the form of twin double spirals and much more.

(All images copyright Mizuta Tasogare. Note the intact pencil lead in the center.)

Take me to the pencil carving web site!

More Tiny Sculptures

Prisoner Dies Leaving Behind Prayer on Head of Pin:
(Click to magnify)
Convicted forger A. Schiller was serving his time in Sing Sing prison in the late 1800s when guards found him dead in his cell. On his body, they found seven regular straight pins. Under 500 magnification, it was discovered that the tiny etchings seen on the heads of the pins were the words to The Lord's Prayer.
(Source: Anomalies-unlimited.com)

Tony Wispinski's Ancient Deities on Pencils:
(Image copyright Tony Wispinski)

See also:
Museum of Jurassic Technology
Micro-miniature sculpture [site now defunct]

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