Archive | November 7, 2012

Steel Buoy Work Table

A salvaged marine steel buoy ball is repurposed into a functional kitchen work table.

A salvaged marine steel ball is repurposed into functional kitchen art.

When sculptural artist Peter Reiquam and his wife became empty nesters, he designed a modern house with industrial aesthetic – but Reiquam didn’t stop at the front door.  For their kitchen, he cleverly readapted a steel buoy by fabricating a butcher block topped work table.  The piece is easily rolled on the polished concrete floor for maximum intrigue.  Why? Why not?!  It’s fun, it’s unique and it’s certainly not something you’ll have to worry about the neighbors having.

(Source: Photograph by Benjamin Benschneider for The Seattle Times)… Continue Reading