Sunday, July 11, 2010

Old Car Parts That Are Gas To Repurpose

Cool ways to recycle vintage cars and parts

OK so the engine has blown and you can't repair your vintage car. Try selling it for parts or make it into a piece of household furniture or some other useful object! Cruise the following ideas and come for an adventure ride of nostalgia!

On the ball:

This VW Pool Table one sure looks like a ball from Classic Rallies.com

vw recycled to a pool table

Past Present and Beyond puts the fun in function with these furniture samples:

I would love to put my rear end on this red and black Rear End Sofa:



Talk about a Car Seat-this is a new version:


A Front End Sofa that is a new way to be green:


Front End Bar that looks good enough to have a soda pop on:


Front End Table with a touch of glass:


If your old license plates were on the car you may want to recycle them, too. Perhaps you have a few left over from days gone by. Here are some creative solutions to recycle license plates that are colorful and clever.

From the Car Connection recycled License Plates Handbag:


recycled license plates purse

From This Old House the license plate mailbox:























From Ala Modest Stuff Bird Houses and Bird feeders That give you something to chirp about.


So, remember, it's easy to repurpose things--you just need a little drive and imagination! If it's not your style or you can't do it, give your heap to a thrift, put the parts on freecycle or one of the other venues. Someone will be more than happy to turn that metal into a work of art! Repurpose, it's saves landfill space.


© Upcyclemania.com



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