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Old circuit boards become office products and household decorations

Artist turns old printed circuit boards into useful items--clocks, clip boards, picture frames, pencil holders and more.
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By Bill Detwiler on
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In the late 1980s, Dr. Joel Arem ran a small company that built PCs. When his wife Debby (who has a Fine Arts degree) saw her first motherboard, she was hooked on the artistry within the technology.
In 1992, the pair created Three Ring Circuits and has been making useful items from recycled circuit boards ever since. In addition to jewelry, the Arem's offer a wide array of office products and home decorations, such as this pencil holder/desk organizer.
Photo credit: Three Ring Circuits
For more information on circuit board items from Debby Arem and Three Ring Circuits, please check out Debby Arem Designs. For a list of currently available products, check out Three Ring Circuits' Etsy store.
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