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By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

She Recreated Her Grandfather’s Classic Car, You’ll Never Guess What Material She Used.

When Shannon Goff was growing up in Detroit, she remembers being enamored with her grandfather's 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V. Now an adult, Goff has channeled her artistry into creating an exact replica of her grandfather's car -- only hers is made entirely out of cardboard.

The piece is called "Miles To Empty," and it's meant to pay tribute to her grandfather and her hometown of Detroit, which used to produce cars just like this. The cardboard car is incredibly impressive, down to the very small details. See the photos and more of the story below.

The car sits on display at Penn State University, where it will be exhibited until November 14.

The car sits on display at Penn State University, where it will be exhibited until November 14.

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Though it's an exact replica of her grandfather's car, she doesn't see it as such. Instead, she views it as a three dimensional drawing.

Though it's an exact replica of her grandfather's car, she doesn't see it as such.  Instead, she views it as a three dimensional drawing.

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“I had considered making it the color of my grandfather’s, but in the end I decided white was perfect,” said Goff. “

 “I had considered making it the color of my grandfather’s, but in the end I decided white was perfect,” said Goff. “

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The white color, Goff believes, is perfect for the starkness of the piece.

The white color, Goff believes, is perfect for the starkness of the piece.

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All of the small details inside are exactly the same.

All of the small details inside are exactly the same.

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The only thing that's missing? The floor of the car, which is just open to the ground.

The only thing that's missing? The floor of the car, which is just open to the ground.

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Work like this takes some serious craftsmanship.

Work like this takes some serious craftsmanship.

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The piece is supposed to be a commentary on American consumerism and obsession with luxury -- but on a basic level, it's just pretty damn cool.

The piece is supposed to be a commentary on American consumerism and obsession with luxury -- but on a basic level, it's just pretty damn cool.

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Source: This is Colossal

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