Indian Vintage Industrial Furniture

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Indian Vintage Industrial Furniture:

Indian Vintage Industrial Furniture


Industrial furniture in India is moving out of the factory and workshop premises and entering the drawing rooms and bedrooms. In other words, non-industrial purposes of such furniture are gaining in popularity. Vintage Indian industrial furniture is turning up as antique bar stools and dining room tables. Even scissor lift coffee tables have turned out to become conversation starters in living rooms, whereas basic industrial chairs are adorning the sidewalk cafes.


Indian vintage industrial furniture is no more left to rot or broken down into scrap. Such furniture is being given a fresh lease of life in modern interior designing in India. Repurposed as distinctive and unique household pieces furnishing as well as art pieces, industrial chairs, tables and similar components are proving to be much useful. Added features like caster wheels are making bookcases popular. On the other hand, industrial shelves are being joined by pipes.


The potential uses of Indian vintage industrial furniture were hardly realized in the earlier days. Whenever an old mansion or palace was brought down, the wood was auctioned off and later use of the wood was almost unknown. In most cases the wood was used for insipid purposes.


Over the last few years, the government of India has imposed strict laws on felling of trees. With climate change concerns increasing more than ever and India witnessing a rapid erosion of its forest resources, there was a pertinent need to prevent any further loss of trees. This has made the cost of wood dearer and obviously many people are finding it hard to afford new wood. Thankfully to the increasing use of vintage industrial furniture, customers in India can avail of quality furniture pieces without having to spend a fortune. The popularity of industrial vintage furniture has thus soared lately.


Necessarily durable for the long years of industrial use, industrial vintage furniture is appealing to consumers all over the world. India, especially, is the place from where such furniture is sourced. The reclaimed furniture also speaks of quality. For instance, it's hard to beat steel when you are searching for table legs capable to withstand impact of cat claws, toy cars, skateboards etc. Besides, such furniture have undergone years of seasoning and hence much suited for domestic and business use.


While the authentic vintage look is preferred by many, many prefer to give a new look to their furniture. Sometimes, the dents and marks are scrubbed away and a new coat of paint is applied. Yet others prefer to retain the marks of time on industrial vintage furniture. While this doesn't look bad on wooden furniture, giving them a seasoned look, it may not be the case on metal or steel furniture. Many leading furniture manufacturers are taking to vintage Indian industrial furniture. There's no hassle involved in vending such furniture because the typical process of making new furniture is very laborious. Quality craftsmen are also hard to come by. Carving new furniture out of seasoned wood is a fast vanishing profession. Vintage Indian industrial furniture, hence, has become popular.


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