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DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table

DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table - Easy and fun DIY project
Prep Time30 mins
Active Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Keyword: DIY
Yield: 1
Author: Nightlight


  • Jig Saw
  • Drill
  • Gloves


  • 1 Old Tire
  • 1/2″ Plywood (a 2’x4′ piece worked perfectly) (I actually used MDF, but plywood is better for outdoor use where it may get wet)
  • 25-30 Screws
  • 3 Furniture Feet
  • 250 ft Sisal Rope
  • 3-4 Construction Adhesive


  • The first step is to clean that tire off. Guys. Old tires are GROSS. This may be super obvious, but you do not want to be putting your hands all over a dirty tire. Plus all the dirt will make the adhesive less effective. So really hose that sucker off and let it dry before getting started.
  • Next use your jig saw to cut two round pieces of plywood the diameter of the tire.
    DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table
  • Screw one piece of plywood on the top and bottom of the tire.
  • I only purchased three furniture feet, so I had to carefully measure out where to place the feet so they were evenly spaced. You could use four, but I thought I liked the look of three better, plus it was cheaper. When the placement of the feet was all measured out, we drilled holes slightly smaller than the screws on the feet and screwed the feet into the bottom of the table.
    DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table
  • Ta DAAA! The base of the tire coffee table is all done!
    DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table
  • Next up, we spent a couple hours with some rope and glue covering that all up. It’s important to try to start your rope off in the dead center of the table top. We were a bit off, so the rope isn’t wrapped perfectly, but it worked okay. Be sure to wear gloves with this adhesive. You will have to really hold the rope in place, especially for those first few tight rounds.
    DIY Recycled Tire Coffee Table