Tyre dresser

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Project by HUE166 posted 05-30-2016 06:25 PM 1066 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I build this dresser already a couple of years ago.

It started with thy tyre I got at a DTM race event, but I didn’t know what to do with it. It did nothing but occupying much space. So after a few month I decided to build a dresser out of it.
I took beech, builded a small base and a “wheel rim” with a drawer and a small shelf with a clap.

-- Excuse my english, I'm german!

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#1 posted 05-30-2016 07:19 PM

Very unique and interesting project and combination of materials. Rarely we see wood-rubber combination here. I must admit it fits perfectly.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 05-31-2016 04:56 AM

very neat idea and great craftsmanship

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#3 posted 05-31-2016 01:33 PM

Great way to showcase and utilize a souvenir! Can you post pictures with the shelf and drawer open? Thanks for sharing and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 05-31-2016 03:44 PM

Everyone should have a retirement plan! Yours works well!

-- just rjR

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#5 posted 05-31-2016 03:56 PM

That is a unique piece!
Probably nothing like on this site before.

What is a DTM race event and is the tire a real tire?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 05-31-2016 04:23 PM

DTM is Detusch Touring Motorsports i believe. Its a racing event that is ran by stock like vehicles in germany. There is a similar racing series in England called BTCC.

That is a real tire for sure! Tires are never pretty but always cool.

That is a unique piece!
Probably nothing like on this site before.

What is a DTM race event and is the tire a real tire?

- oldnovice


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#7 posted 06-01-2016 12:57 AM

Unique, clever, Bravo! I could easily imagine this as a gift to one of my motor-head friends.

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#8 posted 06-03-2016 10:56 PM

Everyone should have a re-tire-ment plan! Yours works well!

- ralbuck

G-r-o-a-n… but clever.

-- Pop

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#9 posted 06-06-2016 06:53 PM

Thanks for all your positive replies!
@CFrye I will take new pictures this week and post them here!
@oldnovice jshroyer explained it quite well. And yes, it is a real tyre that was used in a test race, or the qualifying.

-- Excuse my english, I'm german!

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