Discover the unique charm of Bali with this stunning hand-made chest of three drawers! Created using upcycled teak wood from retired fishing boats, this piece is a true work of art. Its unusual triangular shape adds a touch of playfulness to any room, while providing a practical storage solution for your bedroom, office, or nursery.
The wood's original colours and rustic finish have been thoughtfully preserved, making this piece a perfect addition to any home decor. The natural finish brings out the rich details and unique colouring of the wood, making each chest a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.
Please note that since the furniture is hand-crafted, no two pieces are exactly alike. Embrace the individuality of your chest and enjoy a truly unique addition to your home.
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Specifications45 x 46 x 72 (cm), 149.04 L, 0.097 Kg/L
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.