Transform your living room into a sanctuary of rustic charm with this gorgeous TV stand, handcrafted by skilled Balinese artisans using upcycled teak wood from retired fishing boats. The wood's original colours and textures have been thoughtfully preserved, adding character and history to your home décor.
This TV stand features ample storage space, with two drawers, two side compartments, and a shelf to accommodate all your media equipment and accessories. Whether you're hosting a movie night with friends or just lounging on the couch, this stand is the perfect addition to your living space.
The natural finish of the wood highlights its rich details and colouring, immersing you in the beauty of the material's unique history. And since each piece is handmade, you can rest assured that your TV stand is truly one-of-a-kind, with its own distinct character and charm. Elevate your living room with this stunning and functional piece of furniture that embodies the spirit of Bali's coastal heritage.
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Dimensions: 140 x 40 x 75 (cm), 420 L, 0.109Kg/L
Width 75 cm
Depth: 40 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.