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Recycled Gadgets: Computer Parts Repurposed In Amazing Ways

by Emily Price | April 19, 2011April 19, 2011 11:58 am PST

Just because our gadgets don’t work anymore, doesn’t mean they can’t still be useful. Several artists who display their work on the site Etsy, have done some pretty amazing things with old computer parts. We did a little browsing and made this gallery of some of our favorite old computer part creations. Check them out, and tell us what you think!

Electronic Guitar Pick – Bright Orange circuit board

Black Computer Keyboard Key Cufflinks

Floppy Disk Mini Notebook and Post its Note Holder

Pen Holder Hard Drive Clock

Home Key Computer Laptop Key Necklace

What do you think? Would you buy any of these? What other sorts of things can you see being cool if made from an old computer or gadget?

Earth Day is this Friday (4/22). As a tribute to good old mother earth we’re taking this week to tell you about some of our favorite green tech. Have a green gadget you’re crazy about? Tell us about it in the comments below!

Emily Price

Emily has been obsessed with computers since the early 80s when she discovered she could play Ghostbusters on her father's Commodore 64. She...