Roadie Chic Console Table

Roadie Chic Console TableRoadie Chic Console Table
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Brand: Baumhaus
Product Code: AD-B-IRC02C
Availability: In Stock
Price: £289.00
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This usefull Roadie Chic console table is manufactured from salvaged hardwood timbers. It is hand-built by skilled craftspeople from southern India and so is uniquely different with it's own distinctive wood grain. Chunky wheels provide for a distinctive industrial urban feel. Additionally, the wheels make the movement of the furniture simple and for safety there are locks to immobilise the table. Reinforced aluminium offers a wonderful urban edge and provide structural strength.

FEATURES

  • Stunning contemporary console table
  • The overall dimensions of the console table are H80 x W80 x D35cm
  • This unit has two handy drawers with internal measurements H7 x W24 x D26cm
  • The height from the floor to the base of the drawers is 65cm
  • This is a solidly constructed piece of furniture and no self-assembly is required
  • The timbers are finished in a resilient satin lacquer that is hardwearing yet emphasises the beautiful colour and character in the grain
  • Environmentally friendly as much of the timber is reclaimed
  • Designed to last a lifetime with exceptional build quality

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Rodie Chic Review

The Roadie Chic furniture collection is the ultimate blend of old and new - A blend of Oriental history and modern contemporary living.

The reclaimed lumber we use is processed wood retrieved from its original application for purposes of cabinet making for our Roadie Chic furniture collection. Most of our reclaimed timber comes from old boats and houses from the south of India. Our reclaimed or antique lumber has unique properties that is used primarily for construction and added decoration of the furniture.

Reclaimed timber is very popular for many reasons including the wood's unique appearance, its contribution to green the greener environment, the history of the wood's origins plus the physical characteristics such as stability, strength and durability. The increased strength of reclaimed timber is often attributed to the reduced pollution that existed up until the 20th century. Also in those days, the timber was usually harvested from virgin sources and not plantations which had hundreds of years to grow.

Reclaimed beams can be sawn into wider planks than newly harvested timber and often the wood is more stable than newly cut wood because reclaimed wood has been exposed to changes in humidity and temperature for much longer. In some cases, the timbers from which planks are cut have been naturally expanding and contracting for over a century. The impact of changing heat and moisture is much less dramatic with antique wood than newly sawn wood because old wood has already been through this cycle for many years.

The reclaimed timber industry started to gain proper momentum in the early 1980's when large-scale reuse of wood and other building materials such as roofing slates and red bricks began. The industry grew due to a growing awareness and concern for environmental issues as well as declining quality in new timbers and other building materials.