Bring a touch of coastal Bali into your home with this charming coffee table, handcrafted by talented Balinese artisans using upcycled teak wood from retired fishing boats. Each piece is a unique work of art, preserving the history and character of the original material.
This table is the perfect size for your living room, with ample space to store your remotes, DVDs, and books. Its rustic finish and natural colouring add warmth and character to any home décor, providing a beautiful centrepiece for your space.
The natural finish of the teak wood highlights its rich details and unique colouring, immersing you in the beauty of Bali's coastal heritage. And since each table is handcrafted, no two are exactly alike, making your table a one-of-a-kind addition to your home.
Experience the beauty and history of Bali in your own living room with this stunning coffee table, perfect for cosy evenings and lively gatherings alike.
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Specifications81 x 49 x 41 (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.