How to Turn Used Tires Into Storage Bins

Do you have a bunch of old useless tires in your garage? Instead of throwing them away, consider recycling them into something useful! You can repurpose these old tires and build yourself a storage bin to keep those old cluttered tires from piling up in the garage.

Steps

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    Gather your used tires.
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    Clean them thoroughly with bleach and scrub all dirt away.
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    Spray them first with a white coating. Since all tires are black, you need to prime it with white or gray before you can apply the color you desire.
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    Grab your spray paint cans and paint the tires. Have fun using any color you like!
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    Grab a jigsaw and cut a circular cover for your storage. You'll place this on top of your uppermost tire.
    • Smooth the cover with fine grit sandpaper.
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    Paint the cover and leave it to dry.
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    Drill two holes where you can place a handle for the cover.
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    Insert a rope into the holes and tie a knot on each end.
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    Put the tires on top of each other. You can stack up 2 to 3 tires depending on your needs. Use a strong adhesive to bind the tires together
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    Store anything you like in your new storage bin made of tires!

Things You’ll Need

  • Tire (automotive)
  • Plywood
  • Measuring tape
  • Jigsaw
  • Drill
  • Paint

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