Twist ties

Twist Ties vs Zip Ties Death Match

Taking a break from discovering awesome new zip tie stuff on the internet to address a surprisingly common (and annoying, if you’re me) question: why not show twist ties stuff too? The argument goes that, like zip ties, there are all sorts of strange and wonderful things that people do with twist ties. To put … Continue reading

Zip tie room art

Zip Tie Room Art

Okay, this is incredible — and the highest zip tie count of anything yet featured here on ZipTieGuy. This is an entire room turned into an art installation piece by a bunch of interior design students. It is amazing. This awesome photo of the installation was taken by mx2-foto. Let’s take a look at some … Continue reading

Zip tie cactus sculpture

Zip Tie Cactus

That’s right, you heard me right — a zip tie cactus! I love the way the arts & crafts types keep finding new and fantastic ways to use zip ties to make awesome things. This particular creation is by Brian Jewett and is featured on Instructables. This cactus creation is make from an old garden … Continue reading

Green zip tie light shade

Neon Green Zip Tie Lights

Today we have another zip tie light creation. This one isn’t as involved and complex as many of the other cool zip tie lights featured here on Zip Tie Guy, but what it lacks in architecture it more than makes up for in bang. This particular light housing is nothing more than several dozen neon … Continue reading

Miniature Zip Ties

As you’re probably well aware, zip ties come in a huge range of sizes. This size differentiation includes not just the length of the zip tie (which controls how large of a diameter you can actually bundle with the tie) but also includes the thickness and tensile strength of the zip tie. Along with the … Continue reading

Zip tie Christmas tree

Zip Tie Christmas Tree

That’s right, it’s a giant Christmas tree made of green bottles and zip ties. Every time you think you’ve seen everything you can do with zip ties, someone does something else — and it’s awesome. This particular project didn’t have any account of the number of zip ties used; however, they say that the tree … Continue reading

Zip tie art installation

Zip Tie Art Installation

Okay, we’ve seen some zip tie art before with the awesome zip tie bear — today’s zip tie art is something a bit more abstract. The Hollywood clothing store Sports installed a temporary zip tie art installation in the ceiling of their showroom. This giant floating fuzzy caterpillar of a zip tie monstrostity snakes its … Continue reading

Zip tie car repair

Zip Tie Car Repair

Now here’s some zip tie DIY that I can get behind. You get in a little fender bender, nothing severe but the plastic/fiberglass chunks of the front of your car are all bashed up and hanging loose. Take it to the shop? For a thousand bucks (or more) it will look like new — but … Continue reading

Zip Tie Helios Lamps

I found these pretty crazy awesome looking zip tie lamps over at trendhunter. The artist, Charles Parsons, made them from over 1,200 zip ties secured with nuts and washers, and he named his creation Helios. This is a pretty killer-looking zip tie lamp and I love it to death when the creators include the zip … Continue reading

Zip ties as winter bike treads

Zip Tie Snow Tires

Here is an absolutely awesome use of zip ties: zip tie snow tires. Naturally this is going to work for your car, but for those obsessively avid bikers who enjoy riding their bike in all seasons (a practice I neither understand nor condone, but nevertheless I know several people who do this) you can increase … Continue reading