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Watch: Brazilian sculptor creates cardboard motorcycle replicas

June 8 (UPI) — An amateur sculptor in Brazil is making waves online after sharing his latest passion project: life-sized cardboard replicas of motorcycles.

Henry Goncalves, 19, of Sao Jose do Rio Preto, said he spent 10 months creating his first motorcycle replica, a Honda Hornet, from cardboard, PVC pipe and screws.

Goncalves, a lifelong car enthusiast, said the Hornet was the first bike to spark his love of motorcycles.

“For a long time, the appeal of bikes never made much sense to me. But that changed when a friend of my father’s arrived with a Hornet. At that moment, I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I said to myself: I have to have one of these,” Goncalves told Zenger News.

Goncalves, who shares his art projects on his YouTube channel, said his second motorcycle, a BMW R1200, brought him his first viral attention.

“The second bike was the

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