More cool recycling projects

More cool recycling projects

A gate decorated with knives. A sculpture created from old bicycle parts. Water bottles transformed into chess pieces. Our fellow Tucsonans are a creative crowd.

Enter at your own risk. The barrio.

Enter at your own risk. The barrio.

A place to tie up a bike in the Lost Barrio.

A place to tie up a bike in the Lost Barrio.

These old water jugs have taken a beating from the desert sun, but they were a fun idea. Sam Hughes neighborhood.

These old water jugs have taken a beating from the desert sun, but they were a fun idea. Sam Hughes neighborhood.

This is one of my favorite neighborhood signs. I will write more in a week or two about some other welcoming ones.

This is one of my favorite neighborhood signs. I will write more in a week or two about some other welcoming ones.

A hose wrangler in the Rincon Heights neighborhood.

A hose wrangler in the Rincon Heights neighborhood.

The folks at BICAS -- Bicycle Inter-Community Art and Salvage -- are masters of recycling. Their work is all over central Tucson. The first installment in my recycling series was about the pipe fence and the palm-tree planter.

The folks at BICAS -- Bicycle Inter-Community Art and Salvage -- are masters of recycling. Their work is all over central Tucson.

The first installment in my recycling series was about the pipe fence and the palm-tree planter.

Where few dare to live: Surrounded by purple

Where few dare to live: Surrounded by purple

Be it ever so humble, the public library

Be it ever so humble, the public library