Recycled barrel chair

Energy & Sustainability Furniture & Lighting
Recycled barrel chair

This chair is made from a 55-gallon plastic drum, along with six small bolts, nuts, washers, six drywall screws, and a little ingenuity. It’s “surprisingly comfortable” (claims its builder).

Recycled 55 Gallon Barrel Chair [Thanks, Seth Robinson!]

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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