Recycling Lanes Print
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Inhabitat shows a lovely coffee table made from a recycled bowling alley by designer/woodworker William Stranger. This is not an easy task; I worked with bowling alley floors many years ago, and it can be a challenge, because of the weight and the way they are made.

I was converting a building into housing, and the trades went to cut out the floor for stairwells. The blade instantly broke; underneath the VAT tile and plywood was a complete bowling alley, abandoned years before. I cut out eight sections for the stairs (the rest is still there under the flooring) and used them for kitchen counters and tables.

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