A sculptor has scaled new heights – by building the world’s tallest toothpick model.

2bStanley Hayes Munro, 45, from Syracuse, New York, is a toothpick engineer.

The former haunted house designer built his first sculpture in school when tasked with creating a structure that could hold the weight of an egg.

And he’s been hooked ever since.

Now, he has won the world record for the tallest toothpick structure with a mammoth sculpture of the Burj Kahlifa, Dubai.

For Stanley though, he has always been more concerned with the integrity of his work – structural integrity that is. More info