Re-cycling

Being the geeky bicycle loving kind of person I am, I often won’t throw away old and punctured inner tubes thinking that one day I’ll find a use for them.

Well now I have.  A zip and some, albeit wonky, stitching later and ta daaa!  Prototype P1 is born.

prototype p1

Once I get my hands on a sewing machine to firm up the edges and fine tune the handcrafted aesthetic it’ll be a perfectly useable accessory.

I’ve also got plans for prototyping a mens wallet and, with a larger vehicle inner tube, a (hand) bag.  All updates will follow in due course so keep tuned folks!

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4 Responses to “Re-cycling”


  1. 2 Mathew August 21, 2009 at 12:09 pm

    Want. Now please.

    Might glue work better at keeping it all together perhaps? Some sort of stretchy glue…?

  2. 3 inspirationalgeek August 21, 2009 at 12:54 pm

    Possibly Mathew, it’s like you’ve read my mind – it’s one of the alternatives I’m exploring in prototype vers2!

  3. 4 Robin September 18, 2009 at 4:18 pm

    That’s very cool Garaldinho. Like it a lot.


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