Introduce a touch of Bali's enchanting coastal heritage into your home with this exquisite handcrafted coffee table/TV stand, made primarily with upcycled teak wood from retired fishing boats. Each table is a one-of-a-kind piece, preserving the unique history and character of the original material.
Designed with a shelf and two drawers, this table offers ample storage space for your remotes, DVDs, books, and other essentials. The stylishly curved edges not only add a touch of elegance but also eliminate sharp corners, ensuring safety for your little ones.
The natural finish of the teak wood highlights its rich colours and intricate details, adding an enchanting rustic touch to your home décor. Whether you're cozied up on the couch for movie night or entertaining friends, this stunning piece will elevate your living space.
Please keep in mind that since each piece is handmade, your table may differ slightly from the one pictured, making it an exclusive and distinct piece that is uniquely yours. Bring home the beauty and charm of Bali with this magnificent coffee table/TV stand, a treasure that will be cherished for years to come.
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Length: 79 cm
Width: 46 cm
Height: 61 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.