When you think of using an old tire to make something, you probably think "tree swing." Sure, swinging while sitting inside a tire can be fun, but it's not a very imaginative use of the tire itself. For something really outside the wheel, check out these three projects, all of which are included in a roundup complied by Kevin over on Big Brand Tires of no less than 25 clever uses for the old Firestones.
Accessing the primary pic, these are NOT your grandpa's tire planters. With the addition of legs and a soft, durable ground cover, they could be sweet little garden tuffets.
The gilded tires below are actually water fountains.
A little weaving + old tires = bouncy fun. And comfy outdoor seating!
For the rest of the ideas on the list, click here.
Ways to Recycle Used Tires [Big Brand Tire]