Gabriel Dishaw is an artist as well as an employee of an athletic shoe retailer. One of his most recent projects was the construction of a pair of Nike Air Max sneakers made from:
[...] discarded parts including a motherboard, an old typewriter case, an USB port, chipsets, power connectors and even the oxygen mask from a 747 airplane.
It took him about 90 hours to complete. You can read an interview with him and view more pictures at the link.
http://features.freshnessmag.com/2011/03/10/junk-art-air-max-2011-an-interview-with-gabriel-dishaw/ via Gizmodo | Photo: Freshness Mag