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Foldable armchair made of books - Piece of art - One of a kind - Furniture - Reclaimed books - Upcycling - Recycling - Handmade in Iceland

Foldable armchair made of books - Piece of art - One of a kind - Furniture - Reclaimed books - Upcycling - Recycling - Handmade in Iceland

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  • Handmade item
  • Recycled: Yes
  • Materials: books, metal
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More than just an armchair, this piece of art is made of books. It surely is one of a kind that will catch everyone's eye! The back can be easily folded and unfolded. Once folded, the piece of furniture can also be used as a coffee table or a footrest.

Dimensions: width 70 cm, depth 50 cm, height 36 cm.

It took me several months to choose and assemble the books that compose this armchair. Assembled with threaded shafts, it is heavy and sturdy piece. It has been made entirely from old books given by the Alliance Française of Reykjavík. The Alliance Française sorted out the books of their public library, and let me take these books that were destined to be thrown away.

To watch on Youtube: How to fold and unfold the armchair made of books - By broddgöltur upcycling handicraft

Free delivery by myself in all Switzerland. For shipping in Europe, please ask me for an estimate of the costs.


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