If you think broken or worn out baseball bats are no good for anything, think again. Here are 5 innovative ways to recycle a baseball bat into useful household items.
Want a custom made chopstick that has your favorite team’s color or mascot engraved on it? Then send over your broken baseball bat to Kattobashi, a Japanese based company that recycles old, pro baseball bats into elegant chopsticks that are decorated with the colors and mascots of different baseball teams. Kattobashi means ‘get a big hit’ in Japanese, and we are sure customers are going to get a big hit aka kick after seeing these innovative chopsticks.
Ever heard of wedding rings made from baseball bats? Take a look at Simply Wood Rings to find out. The company recycles all kinds of used wooden objects, including worn out or broken baseball bats. These uniquely crafted wedding rings are made of reworked wood, metalwork pieces and select gemstones. What better way to show your love for the game than slipping on a couple of these rings? Or how about showing your baseball fan girlfriend how much you love her and the game she loves, by popping the question with one of these baseball bat wedding rings?
Baseball Bat Art
Baseball bats can be carved into almost anything after their run on the field ends. How about this one? These used baseball bats have been reworked and carry the sculptures of several famous personalities like Gary Mifflin, Peter Schyuff and David Adamo etc. on their heads. Extremely artistic and creative, this particular use of a baseball bat would find admirers in fans of the sport and collectors.
Baseball and beer almost always go together. So why not opt for this really cool bottle opener that has been made from recycled baseball bats. This way, you can carry along your custom made baseball bat bottle opener to your favorite game and enjoy a few glasses of beer as your favorite team battles it out on the ground.
Salt and Pepper Shakers
If you have an unused baseball bat in your home, consider turning it into a salt and pepper shaker just like Keith Palmer did. Palmer used an experimental baseball bat to create a wooden salt and pepper shaker. The bottom of the salt and pepper shaker is made of wood taken from the baseball bat while the bottom stopper is made from a water bottle cap.