New Recycled Teak Range

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A range of stools, benches and coffee tables from recycled teak ! Recycling these days is a keyword – we all want to reduce our footprint on this planet and try and leave it a better place for our children and grandchildren. At Armada, we sort of specialize in this art. Taking old, wrecked cupboards and tables, benches and mirrors, … Read More

CARVINGS

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One of the most interesting here in Indonesia ! a. Some carvings we make into stunning mirrors Amongst the many talents here in Indonesia, wood carving is one of the most interesting. Timber is plentiful, and in days of yore, time was not problem either. So people used their spare time decorated their houses and their furniture with carvings. b. … Read More

The Weird & The Wonderful Part 2

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The quest goes on. We’re always looking for something different, and enthusiastically pursue an interesting but pratical use. Here are another 5 things that we found. And what we turned them into. They range from old wooden alarmbells to rat fumigators. Read and enjoy………… and buy ! 6. Fire extinguishers Fire extinguisher have a definite lifespan. After that, they usually … Read More

The Weird & The Wonderful Part 1

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One of the most exciting things in this business is when one of our friends comes up with a novel idea for repurposing some seemingly useless antiques item. Here are a few examples. Badminton Cock Molds Many years ago, Solo had factories making badminton cocks from aluminum and feathers. But as they were overtaken by the cheap plastic rivals from … Read More

Great Little Filler Items

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These little terracotta items are superb fillers for your container ! In these difficult days of excessively high shipping rates, it is important to get as much value in a container as possible. One of the best ways is to ensure that every tiny space is crammed full with items. From the bonepiles of Kasongan pottery village in Yogyakarta, we … Read More