Upcycle It - Drums
create forever more by debbi weiss
A cozy, functional, recycled work of art. This bench is made of an upcycled 55 gallon drum lined with recycled bike tubes. The seat and base are fabricated from recycled wood from a deck, the drink holder is made from bike chain rings balanced by a bike pedal. ($760, includes shipping)
Steel OIl Drum cuff from Haiti
Near London’s Covent garden, tucked away in side streets is Neal’s Yard….home to this charming garden. Using recycled industrial waste, 55-gallon drums that have been transformed into colorful bench / planter combos. The benches are 4×4 pieces of 1 inch plywood slid over a drum and supported by steel L-brackets screwed into the based of the drums. The drums are finished in bright colors and planted with a variety of trees and plants.