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    Posted on Sep 24, 2012

    11 Cool Things Made From Old Cassettes

    You're probably not going to listen to your old tapes, so you may as well make stuff out of them.

    1. Nano Cases

    Via contexture.ca

    Contexture Design made these iPod nano cases from old cassettes as a limited edition of 45, all of which sold out.

    2. Tape Chair

    Via technabob.com

    OOO My Design's chair made out of cassettes is probably not very comfortable, but it looks very cool.

    3. Cassette Wallets

    Via craftster.org

    There are several methods to make your own cassette wallet, here's a how-to for this design.

    4. Cassette Skulls

    Via designboom.com

    Sculptor Brian Dettmer makes skeletons out of melted tapes.

    5. Coat Rack

    Via http://%20artfire.com

    6. Tape Portraits

    Via noiseaddicts.com

    The artist Erika Iris Simmons makes portraits of famous musicians that integrate tape unspooled from cassettes. This is her rendition of the young Bob Dylan.

    7. Belt Buckles

    8. Cassette Lamp

    Transparent House makes stylish lamps out of old tapes.

    9. Cassette Closet

    Via designboom.com

    Patrick Schuur's design was built from 918 tapes, and it serves as a room divider and storage closet.

    10. Jewelry Box

    Via reclaimedwreckage.blogspot.com

    This design by Reclaimed Wreckage is made from 14 recycled tapes.

    11. Cassette Keyboard

    Via slippedstitch.blogspot.com

    This sculpture of a piano made from various types of cassettes was created for a Harvey Nichols window display.