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Frank Bolter Sails on the Thames With His Origami Papercraft Watercraft

By: manzil - Published: Nov 7, 2010   Updated: Jul 21 2011 • References: newslite
German artist Frank Bolter sailed on the Thames River with his origami paper boat, which surprised passersby. Frank built a giant paper boat named “To The World's End” especially for the Drift 10 art exhibition in London.

The paper boat was made out of a giant sheet of paper and fitted with lightweight metal poles to stay afloat. The creator then sailed into Canary Wharf Dock and relaxed with a newspaper.

Implications - What I particularly like about the paper boat by Frank Bolter is that it is an eco-friendly project that demonstrates that products like paper are versatile and can have many functions.