Imagine having a piece of Bali's history right by your bedside! This stunning square bedside table has been handcrafted by Balinese artisans using upcycled teak wood from retired fishing boats. Each table is a one-of-a-kind piece, making it a truly unique addition to your bedroom décor.
The natural finish of the teak wood showcases the intricate details and rich colouring of the original material, adding an element of rustic charm to any space. You can almost feel the sea breeze and hear the sounds of the ocean when you look at this beautiful piece of furniture.
Please keep in mind that because each piece is handmade, your table may vary slightly from the one pictured. Embrace the beauty of imperfection and enjoy knowing that your table is truly one-of-a-kind. Bring a touch of Bali's heritage into your home with this gorgeous bedside table.
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Height: 65 cm
Width: 51 cm
Depth: 42 cm
The Balinese community had always been dependent on the sea and fishing for their livelihoods. However, with the arrival of modern fishing equipment and practices, the traditional wooden boats used by the fishermen were gradually abandoned and left to rot on the beaches. That was until a group of ingenious and entrepreneurial Balinese craftspeople saw an opportunity to repurpose the disused boats into unique and unusual furniture.
Using their skills and creativity, they transformed the old wooden boats into beautiful pieces of furniture that had a history and a story to tell. From coffee tables to chairs and benches, each piece was lovingly crafted to preserve the character and charm of the original boat. The furniture quickly became popular with tourists and locals alike, and demand grew rapidly.
The success of the furniture-making venture provided a much-needed lifeline for the Balinese community during times of dire hardship. The craftsmen were able to earn a decent living, and the sale of the furniture supported the local economy. It also helped to preserve the traditional wooden boats, which are now seen as a valuable cultural heritage. The repurposed furniture not only provided a unique and beautiful addition to people's homes but also supported an entire community, proving that creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship can make a real difference in people's lives.