Eddie Heath, from Dilhorne in Staffordshire, built the Buckingham Palace replica from a thousand wooden pallets donated by local companies.
In the past, he's built models of Big Ben, the Tower of London and the White House, but will now hang up his hammer.
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Rain across the far north may become persistent and heavy at times through the day.
Rain will spread across northern parts from the east this afternoon. Dry in the south.