Artist Michael Johansson makes full-sized objects that look like plastic click-out models. The dingy pictured above, entitled "Toys 'R' Us", is a 1:1 scale model made from functional boating equipment and a welded metal frame. Gallery at the link.
http://worldfamousdesignjunkies.com/under-the-influence/just-add-johansson/ via DudeCraft | Artist Website | Dingy Project | Photo: Michael Johansson
James May did a similar thing, but with the iconic Spitfire, on his BBC program "Toy Stories"