Artist Frank Boelter fulfilled a childhood fantasy by constructing a 27 foot boat out of paper. The vessel is made from a 1884 sq. ft. sheet of Tetrapak (the stuff milk cartons are made of) and weighs in at 55 lbs. It cost $217 and only took two hours to construct, leading me to believe that if I was $211 richer, I could build one too. It's cool, but not as cool (or big) as mine, which I built using a single one of my used prophylactics.
One more little picture of the construction after the jump.
Life Size Paper Boat [gizmodo]
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