Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Wooden Tires... for Fun and for Country

When rubber was rationed during WWII, Donald Gilmore gave wood a try. Too bad it had no traction. Read the whole story here.

Skoda Capri 205 with fun tree trunk tires.

Hummer with wagon wheels?

And my favorite... Artist Colm McCool salvages old chunks of silver maple and hand carves them into replicas of used rubber tires.