About the Hobby
Classic "Match Tips" Articles for New Collectors
We are proud to help Bill Thomas' folksy insights and expertise live on by
sharing some of his vintage "Match Tips" articles. They are
reprinted with permission.
Conventions, Swapfests and Other Hobby Happenings
Fun and Unique
- Match Rockets
You've shucked all your covers and now have bunches of extra matchsticks.
Why not make them into little matchstick rockets? It's fun and makes an
educational science project demonstrating the physics of propulsion. Just
remember "safety first".
This unusual calendar is made of matches.
This museum displays incredible works of sculpture art constructed entirely
of wooden matchsticks. Some works contain over a half million matchsticks.