A Coffee Table With an Edge

If you’re like me, furniture is furniture; it’s not a personal statement of who and what you are, it’s just … Continued

If you’re like me, furniture is furniture; it’s not a personal statement of who and what you are, it’s just a place to sit, prop up your feet or place your beer coozie. In fact, until I got married my “coffee table” consisted of a piece of plywood sitting atop four plastic milk crates scrounged from behind a local grocery store. My bookshelves? Milk crates. Entertainment center? Milk crates. You get the idea…

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But as you get older you start appreciating the finer things in life, and you do start caring a bit more about what your material possessions say about you. Unfortunately, I’m still using milk crates, but for the discriminating outdoorsman who’s proud of his bushcraft skills, I give you the ax coffee table…via BoingBoing.

The table was designed for a London design show based on the stories of the Brothers Grimm and is made from oak veneer and resin ax heads. The cost? A mere 495 pounds (800 bucks to us Yanks). It’s cool, but I think I’ll stick with my milk crates…