Indulge in the beauty of this handcrafted chest of five drawers from Bali, made predominantly from upcycled teak wood sourced from retired fishing boats. Perfect for any room in your home, this piece offers ample storage space and exudes a rustic charm that will elevate your interior decor.
The wood's natural patina has been preserved, highlighting the intricate details and adding character to each piece. Whether you're using it in a bedroom, living room, or home office, this chest is sure to impress.
Please note that due to its artisanal craftsmanship, each piece may have slight variations that make it one-of-a-kind.
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Dimensions: 48 x 40 x 110 (cm), 211.2 L, 0.237 Kg/L
Height: 110 cm
Width: 48 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.