New life for for old tires and tubes
November 13th 2019
Sooner or later, it happens to all of us. Flat tire? It’s faster to swap out that leaky inner tube than to fix it and check for air pressure. But that tube is still a great back-up in case you don’t have a new tube later.
And eventually, you’ve got a collection of old bad tubes. Maybe even some old, worn-out tires. What can you do with those?
Art to the rescue…
Five amazing new uses for inner tubes.
Is there anything you can’t make a basket out of? All you need is a bunch of long, flexible strips for weaving–perfect for strips of rubber inner tube.
Baskets aren’t fancy, but with just a little trim…
As long as you’re getting dressed up to go out, might as well add something stylish.
If none of that appeals to you, there’s always a full-on Joan of Arc outfit.
And that’s only the beginning.
If you thought artwork from craftspeople on Etsy was amazing, wait until we put tires in the hands of a professional sculptor like Hong Kong artist Yong Ho Ji.
1. Shark Attack.
2. Sabretooth Bear
3. Red Ram
4. Peaceful Zebra
5. Roaring Lion
If you really enjoyed looking at Yong Ho Ji’s work, look at his auction website.
And do something with that growing stash of old ties and inner tubes, OK?