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A repurposed Tire Rim becomes a Unique Wind Chime

With a little twine and a bit of patience you too can transform that discarded Bicycle Tire Rim into a center stage Wind Chime

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  • How to make chimes. Turning A Tire Rim Into A Wind Chime - Step 1
    Step 1

    You will need an old bicycle tire rim. Mine was in need of a freshen up so I spray painted it black.

  • How to make chimes. Turning A Tire Rim Into A Wind Chime - Step 2
    Step 2

    The next step was to wrap twine all around the rim, or at least as much of it as the twine will last. (More about that on the blog.) I also added twine so it could be hung from the top.

  • How to make chimes. Turning A Tire Rim Into A Wind Chime - Step 3
    Step 3

    And lastly for the "bling" or music of the chime, I attached vintage keys that had been painted white.

  • How to make chimes. Turning A Tire Rim Into A Wind Chime - Step 4
    Step 4

    And that is my wind chime which hangs from the branches of the fig tree.

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