Archive | November 7, 2012

Steel Buoy Work Table

A salvaged marine steel buoy ball is repurposed into a functional kitchen work table. Benjamin Benschneider photo for The Seattle Times via Atticmag

A salvaged marine steel ball is repurposed into functional and artistic kitchen work table.

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 the kitchen, he cleverly readapted a steel buoy as the base of a stunning kitchen work table that actually moves like a wheelbarrow on an oversized wheel. The kitchen work table frame has handles and leg as well as the surface area and weight of the buoy. A piece of butcher block was made to fit on the top, creating a functional work space that blends with the mid-20th century modern tone of the kitchen.… Continue Reading