The Crutch Upcycled Bar Table is a statement of modern and sustainable design. It is made using a largely discredited object: crutches. Artist and master-upcycler Rodney Allen Trice created a beautiful and elegant piece. The first iteration of the Crutch Upcycled Bar Table auctioned in Christies for The Cooper Hewitt: The Smithsonian Design Museum. The Crutch Upcycled Bar Table is made only on demand. It is carefully handcrafted by Rodney Allen Trice in his NYC studio.
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This Upcycled Bar Table is made with old reclaimed crutches. If you’ve been in crutches you know the feeling. Getting from one place to another becomes a hassle. Unfortunately, crutches are an object we don’t normally like to have lying around our house once we’re done with them. In most cases, we want them out! It’s an easy way of forgetting about negative past moments of our lives. If you’ve never been in crutches, good for you! You’re a very lucky person and we hope you never have to.
We find something very romantic about crutches though. They are a symbol of persistence. They are an icon of our struggles. We should show more love for them. After all they’ve kept us up in our worst moments and don’t deserve to be thrown away. The wood used in old crutches is actually quite beautiful.
One thing very few people ask themselves is where do crutches end up once we get them out of our houses. If you’re in NYC, chances are your old crutches end up in the hands of Rodney Allen Trice. This eclectic creator, and master upcycler seems to find them all around the city. He never hesitates to bring them back to his studio with him. Often not knowing they’re final use. It could be a Table, or it could be, like in this case, a nice upcycled bar table. We know you love it. We do.
Made with 8 crutches, this upcycled bar table is a statement in itself. The crutches are held together by a steel wire that connects them. The functionality of this piece is topped with a plywood counter top adorned with an elegant steel rod border. You’re drinks won’t tip off easily!
Centimeters: 114.3 x 132.08 x 53.34 / Inches: 45 x 52 x 21
Kilograms: 45.35 / Pounds: 100
Reclaimed Crutches, Oak plywood, Steel Rods & Cables
This product requires a minimum of 1 month before delivery
This product does not require assembly of any kind
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Rodney Allen Trice aims to maintain a close relationship with its customers and offer solutions to any kind of contingency always with the greatest degree of involvement and professionalism.
Given the unique status of the Rodney Allen Trice products (not standardized) and their parts made on request, there is no possibility of return for dismissal without a justified cause. Returns will only be accepted if any damage has occurred during transportation or if there is some sort of hidden defect on the pieces.
In these cases, the customer must contact Rodney Allen Trice (through Offcyclers) to inform of the damage providing clear photographs of the piece.
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