Cardboard Scale Replica of an Everlast Weight Bench

Back in 2010 when I attended Towson University, I was assigned to create a replica of my choosing using only cardboard. This project was inspired by Chris Gilmour, a British sculptor based in Italy known for his sculptures that use cardboard to recreate everyday objects in life-size scale. I wanted to choose an object that poked fun at the structure of cardboard and would render the object completely impractical. I chose a weight bench. Cardboard isn’t very durable and can’t withstand much weight, so creating a weight bench served my purpose. Here is the final result: