Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Wooden Cable Reels

Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Wooden Cable Reels
Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Wooden Cable Reels

Have you ever seen those large wooden cable reels that industrial places, utility companies, and local councils use (they are often wrapped in wire or rubber pipe). Well, if you ask nicely, they will often give you one of the empty ones for free! Which is good news, because you can then use it to make any of these amazing things…


Top 10 Ways To Recycle and Reuse Wooden Cable Reels


Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Chair
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Chair

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I would tell you to sit down and think about what you might make with a cable reel, but you probably wouldn’t know where to start.

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Drinks Bar
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Drinks Bar

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Why not make this mini bar and toast yourself to just how clever you are.

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Picnic Table
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Picnic Table

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You would have to be a fool not to see this is a good idea for reusing a Cable spool!

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Toadstool
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Toadstool

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Not only good for garden decoration but also in kids play room! Perfect for Mad Hatter Tea parties.

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Chicken Coop
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Chicken Coop

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Your chickens will be cock-a-hoop to see you’ve turned a cable wheel into a chicken coop!

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Bench
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Bench

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A slight improvement in length and style of the seat idea, this time it is one for the whole family to sit on! Maybe not all at once, but two or three!

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a TV Stand
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a TV Stand

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This idea would look nice in a living room, but even better in a man cave!

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Planter
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Planter

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There was always going to be someone who turned a cable wheel into a planter, but fair play to them, it looks amazing, with a definite wild west style look to it.

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Farm Set
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Farm Set

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While this farm theme is amazing the same idea could be used for other play sets, like car toys or beach scenes.

Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Book Tidy
Wooden Cable Reel Used To Make a Book Tidy

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I just think this is one of the best ideas I come across. Simple to repurpose and with a few wheels on the bottom it will become very handy indeed.

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