Floppy Disk Coffee Table

This gigantic floppy disk coffee table was created by Axel van Exel and Marian Neulant. Remember floppy disks? They were like the USB flash drive of their day except you needed like 10 of them to hold any cool games. The Floppy Table not only looks really cool, it also has a …

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Turn a Floppy Disk into the Millennium Falcon and an X-Wing

Got some spare floppy disks lying around? Use a few simple tools to turn them into cool miniature Star Wars spaceships. This Instructable shows you how (with bonus rubber band ball Death Star). You’ll need 3 floppies, plyers, a hammer, and small finishing nails. And if you complete that, you can now …

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Floppy Disk Coasters

Sure you could just actually use your old floppy disks as coasters (and did I really need to say “old” there?) but who the hell still has floppy disks lying around? Plus you won’t want any condensation ruining your data and not letting you install disk 5 of Sim City 2000. Not to …

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Floppy Disk Planter

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We’ve seen other reuses for those old floppy disks like pen holders and boxes but this Floppy Disk Planter is totally different. You see it’s a box with a plant in it. Because while you can only have so many pen holders, you could always use more planters. In fact you could ...

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Floppy Disk Star Trek Enterprise

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Let your old floppy disks live long and prosper! Here’s a great Star Trek craft that Daniel Gies‘s wife created from a single floppy disk. It’s a tiny USS Enterprise made of the metal parts from the disk. I asked Daniel how she did it and he referred me to this read more on Floppy Disk Star Trek Enterprise...

Pac-Man Pinky Ghost Floppy Disk Pixel Art

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Here’s a cool mosaic pixel art made from old floppy disks (do they even make floppy disks anymore? are all floppies now “old”?). It’s in the shape of one of the top four Pac-Man ghosts- Pinky. Actually Pinky is probably top 3… I mean Clyde is most likely number 4 on everyone’s list ...

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Recycled Floppy Disk Moving Record Greeting Card

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Here’s yet another interesting recycling adaptive reuse for old floppy disks- turning them into greeting cards. Made by taking the “disk” part out of the casing from a floppy disk, the design is a record playing on a turntable and it’s made so that the record actually spins if you turn it. These ...

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