My husbands car tire needed changing a couple of years back and the tires were still lying around...I saw  this on Instructables :-D and thought hmmm...there are possibilities :-) ...but i wanted it much simpler .. and I didn't want it to be obvious that it's a  tire. I wanted it to look sooooo good that people would think I bought it from a store :-)...and perhaps ask me where I bought it from...else how can I  show off my transformation! :-D

But if you want Redneck....
According to the DIY Redneck Guide It needs to look and have  "The glorious absence of sophistication"
So I'll show you how :-)

I have put up plenty of pictures with instructions on them...so if you like a quick look without reading the whole instructable...you can follow the steps in the pictures. If you like it...and want to try it...you can read it at your leisure :-) .

Step 1: Things you would need!

Tires! yes... we are going to give them a new life
nuts and bolt
1/2" thick ply wood.
sponge for cusioning
wheels - 4 per ottoman/ table
and a willingness to work hard :-)
Hi, would like to know if they smell over time or no problem like that after a good washing? love your tutorial.
<p>when the kids are playing on these do you have a problem with them trying to collapse, or did i miss the inside support?</p>
<p>Below is the link for the type of tires you have. Hope it helps.</p><p><a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/" rel="nofollow">http://www.instructables.com/id/Tire-To-Stools/</a></p><p>Sorry I didn't have time to upload it ear</p>
<p>I guess you have got a tire that is not so hard. My tires were very hard. I think they call it low profile tires. I got a couple of tires like the one you mentioned.</p><p>You have 2 options.</p><p>1. Make the seat circle larger so that its about 1&quot; less than the outer circumference of the tire. There by giving the seat more support. In such tires having the seat about the size of the rim is not a good idea. I know as I'm working on such tires now for a project.</p><p>2. Glue 4 dowels between the 2 rims of the tires. You could also nail the supports.</p><p>Let me know how it goes. :-) I really want to know :-)</p>
this is awesome very beautiful idea
<p>Thank you :-)</p>
Super duper awesome idea!!
<p>Thank you so much :-)</p>
Must make this
please do :-)..when you do...I would love to see pictures of it too!
good job :)
Thank you very much :-)
This is terrific. My only question is this: what about that rubber smell that comes with tires? Were you able to get rid of it? If so how? Or is it not an issue?
Thanks! <br>These are very old tires....so they don't have the rubber smell...however...if you wash well ...I used dishwasher liquid...and remove grease...there would be no smell... <br>if there were....my husband would have surely mentioned it! haha
Love your version better! <br>You did an awesome job!
Thanks loads! ;-)
This is so sick! I have these tires in <a href="http://www.symons-exceltire.com/tires.php" rel="nofollow">tires in Abbotsford</a> that I'm going to try this with! Thank you for sharing.
Great, you are in the finals again...Wish you all the best . Hope you Win the Grand Price Here too.
hmm..I'm not sure about that :-) I thought you can only win 1 Grand Prize... Thanks anyway
Congratulations on winning 1st place in the Redneck Contest!! Nice instructable too!!
Thanks a lot!
Wow I didn't realize this was a grand prize winner - you totally deserve it!!!
Thanks! Now I have to hope we win the ipad in the holiday contest! :-D
looks like we're both finalists! I hope you win again! It would be fun to have an ipad or win anything for that matter! :) So you can win multiple times with one instructable? Just confused about that...:)
Now you can make them and sell them. Great idea.
Thanks! yes....I plane on doing it...also I plan on making some for my mom too ...as I have done for my Mom-in-law :-)
love love love it
Thanks!..so do I! hey please don't forget to vote for the other 2 contest if you like it ...pretty please...I would like my kids dreams to come true too :-)
These are absolutely amazing...you are so creative..I love them!!
Thanks! I love the fact that I got furniture for my home and and I got a prize from instructable for it too!! That is like sooo fantastic!
This is one of the most practical instructables I've ever seen. It ought to be posted at every tire dump site in the country. Very good use of that noggin! And congrats on the prize.
Thanks! I love my prize :-D...just hope my kids dreams are realized in the holiday contest too!
Your Welcome :-)
Congrats.You deserve the grand price.
Thanks! I'm so honored to be the Grand prize winner with all the excellent entries....my mouth literally dropped open when I saw the winners :-D
Very cool! <br /> <br />GM
Thanks! ;-)
These are fantastic, I may try and make some outdoor versions for summer :)
Cool! Looking forward to seeing pictures of it :-&gt; !
Oh WOW! I really love this! I never would have thought a tire could be home decor! Great job, very creative!
Thanks a lot! I love most of what you do... So it's really appreciated!
This is redneck genius! I especially like the way you used cords to tighten the fabric. I voted! <br>
Thanks! the vote is most appreciated :-D
Very nice work, I happen to LIKE the tread patterns on tires, but I agree that buying new ones JUST for this project would be expensive. <br> <br>Very cool.
Thanks! These are not new tires...They are very old and wasted and washed well :-) . The tires were changed when it started to skid and therefore became dangerous! I agree...that new tires should not be bought...how are you helping the environment like that? I now keep an eye for old tires which are given free as they have gone beyond the 2nd hand stage! :-D
Shazni, you got my vote on this. I think not only did you stay in the spirit of the contest, but you also brought out a way to recycle those used tires. I was telling my fiancee that I happen to know where I can get more tires that you can shake a stick at so we could open a store selling these.. she didn't seem to have the same enthusiasm I did. Well, I am thinking I am building a couple anyway. Maybe she will change her mind! lol. Okay, but if nothing else we will have a few of them even if just for outdoor furniture. Awesome job and I hope that your mother-in-law bought you a six pack in appreciation!
Thanks! and yes...she is<u><em><strong> very</strong></em></u> happy with it!...and she really appreciates it! only she told me to keep the tire part a secret! haha!<br> <br> I think it's an excellent idea to try to make and sell some...in fact...I have put it up by word that I make ottomans over here :-) only i didn't say it's made of tires!<br> So I say go for it! make a couple for you and see if you can sell them...if you do...them make more!<br> good luck!
Good job, shazni! And a well done instructable as well!

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