Creative DIY: How to Make A Round Rug from Flor Tiles

Creative DIY: How to Make A Round Rug from Flor Tiles

Lauren Zerbey
Jan 5, 2012

We're big fans of Flor carpet tiles for their awesome selection and commitment to sustainability, but it's even better when someone improves upon a product to make it work in their own home. To compliment his Burke table, Tyler over at Plastolux recently came up with a way to create a round rug from a series of sixteen floor tiles.

One thing's for sure: when it comes to cutting out perfect circles, there should definitely be some math involved. To do this, Tyler created what is essentially a large-scale compass with a utility knife fastened to one end.

With the tiles turned over and taped together, he was able to use his contraption to score a perfect circle (using a fixed bolt at the center to keep the compass in place) and then made the remaining cuts by hand.

Here's to DIY ingenuity!

Read More: To get the full scoop on how Tyler tackled this project, check out: DIY - Cutting a round rug from Flor carpet tiles from Plastolux

(Images: Plastolux)

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