Read this inspirational article on Inhabit!
Beintween.org is a social + spatial network improvising spaces that build community in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Their mission is to make art do work. Over the past 6 months, they’ve developed an ecological and unprecedented woven geo-textile made from recycled car tires for a proposed linear park named The Artery. Dubbed Matireal, the trail blazing product could help stitch communities together along a former rail corridor.
via Beintween Recycles Old Car Tires Into Matireal for Permeable Park Pathway | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.
Repurposing my used truck tire into furniture was a great way to put a durable, used item to work for another lifetime.
We haven’t had a coffee table for a couple of years. My need for one and my desire to build one met up one day while I was surfing the Internet. I read a blurp about someone who made an ottomon out of two stacked tires and suddenly my weekend now had purpose.
My wife likes the tire look for now, but there are plans for an elastic cover with remote control pockets on the perimeter in the works.
The best part is the top lifts off and there is a ton of storage inside the tire. The leg supports effectively divide the interior space up inside and make it easier to organize, too.
Learn how to do it via Recycled Tire Coffee Table.