Upcycle your recycling with great ideas for old car parts

So, you’re cleaning out your garage and in the end are left with a pile of old car parts that you’ve determined you’re not going to use any time soon. What do you do with them?

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If you can look at that old pile of car parts and see a lamp, a clock or a wine rack, you may just have the makings of some very cool looking accessories for your home.

Take, for instance, this amazing wine/party rack. Talk about something to break the ice and get people talking!

Photo courtesy of The Owner-Builder Network
Photo courtesy of The Owner-Builder Network

Trying to get more organized? An old coil spring can help keep bills and other paper off your desk and neatly stored until you need them.

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Photo courtesy of Hannas Sjarmerendejul

 

Or use that coil spring for a beautiful, rustic holiday candle holder.

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Photo courtesy of Hannas Sjarmerendejul

 

Get creative with some old tires. They can be used for far more than just a swing. Case in point, they make a cool and colorful deck table.

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Photo courtesy of Madcap Frenzy

 

Hot wheels take on a whole new meaning when you turn an old wheel into a fire pit.

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Photo courtesy of FlashCraftArt

 

And shed some light on creative ideas for what to do when you’ve got pieces from an old suspension.

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Photo courtesy of Classified Moto

 

Or my personal favorite, a vintage Jeep grille.

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Photo courtesy of Etsy.com