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Teenager builds 7ft toy structure for Children's Museum

The work of Sam Piercy has been posted on the internet Photo: Calendar/YouTube

An East Yorkshire teenager is taking the internet by storm, after constructing a range of awesome life-sized moving models from thousands of toy pieces.

Sam Piercy, who is 19, has built a whole series of moving fairground attraction replicas in his Grandad's backyard in Hull and has spent time making a film show of them all too.

His fame has catapulted him into the limelight winning best model ride at The Hull Model Show and over the last few months he has been working on a super-sized Angry Birds launcher, as seen in the game that has captured kids attention worldwide.

The structure is to be revealed at Eureka! The National Children's Museum in Halifax today.

The Angry Birds launcher will be approximately 7ft high and built from over 60,000 pieces of K'nex. Around 90 local school children will on hand to help finish building it.