10 Interesting Ways To Use Your Old Floppy Disks

Many of you who have been around since the floppy disk days would have seen loads of floppy disks becoming unusable for storage of data. Like the old CDs these days, the old unused floppy disks used to create a lot of junks. If you still have those floppy, here are cool ways to use some useful stuff using old unused floppy disks.

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This post has a  collection of how you can use your floppy disks in interesting ways. All the creative ideas are via instructables.com

1. Floppy Ceiling Lamp

You can create a nice looking ceiling lamp using floppy. Here Floppy discs were used to update an old ceiling lamp.

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More info here.

2. Floppy Disk Notebook

Create some nice Floppy Disk Notebooks using some pretty simple instructions.

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More info here.

3. Floppy Disk Bill Caddy

Conveniently build a caddy to hold all bill paying supplies and unpaid bills.

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More info here.

4. Earrings made from floppy disk parts!

Make some cute looking metal earrings in five-minutes.

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More info here.

5. Floppy Disks into Bracelets, Necklaces, or Belts

Easy to make floppy disk jewelries!

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More info here.

6. Floppy Disk Laptop Desk/Stand

Here is a Laptop desk made from 82 floppy disks.

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More info here.

7. Floppy Disk Pen Holder

This is very simple and most of you would have already tried.

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More info here.

8. Floppy Disk Bird Feeder

Create a bird feeder with old floppy disks.

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More info here.

9. Floppy Disk Wall Clock

This is a cute one. Make a Floppy Disk Wall Clock using your old Floppy Disks

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More info here.

10. Floppy Wallet

Make a floppy wallet to store your cash

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More info here.

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  2. […] So with that, I’ll leave you with 10 ways to up-cycle your old floppy disks. […]

  3. […] As I write this, I’m still thinking about what to do with the old hardware and software I’ve unearthed. I have no use for the items, and they’re just taking up space. Leave them for my sons? Donate everything to a collector? Use the 3.5 inch floppies for coasters? There are some interesting ideas on instructables.com. […]

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