Repair Old Shoe Soles With Tyre Treads

For jobs that involve a lot of walking, it's easy to tear through shoe soles. Tyre treads, on the other hand, can take a lot of punishment. As Hackaday points out, you can remove the tread from an old tyre and attach it to a shoe to make it last longer.

The process of removing tyre tread from the rest of the tyre is a cumbersome process. However, the hard work pays off by replacing the old worn-out soles of your favourite shoes with rubber that's designed to handle the weight of a vehicle. Ideally, these soles should last for a long time, no matter what you do. If you want to try it out for yourself, check out the video above or find detailed written instructions below.

Use an old tire to repair the soles of your shoes [via Hackaday


    Vulcanised rubber is quite hard, and gets harder with age, this would be like walking on clogs.

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