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on 26 August 2015



Innovation Creates Interest & Awareness












Its a Joy being able to research trends & arrive at new ways to turn unwanted donated furniture into interesting, desirable & saleable Up-Cycled items. In conjunction with this, if we can also create interest & awareness about global issues we are increasing the status of the “Social” element of our Enterprise.

 The Team at RECOVER enjoy looking out for news & images that potentially will enable us to do all of the above!!! And look what they’ve come up with, Balinese Boat Furniture.

In more detail it’s the – up-cycling of salvaged & reclaimed old fishing boats into useful furniture items. They are currently very avant garde in North America & Australia & feature in trendy glossy interior design & decorators publications.








Here’s the positive “Social” aspect –

These amazing originals sell for $1,000′s each and a significant amount of the income generated goes directly back into the fishing villages to support:

  • Elderly retired fisherman
  • Fishermen unable to work through injuries sustained whilst fishing
  • Fishing villages that are no longer sustainable due overfishing by giant foreign floating fishing factories
  • Training & education within the fishing communities.

What’s all this got to do with RECOVER Team in Welwyn Garden City Hertfordshire?

Using precise methods & systems we have been perfecting techniques to replicate these stunning exotic signature pieces. What’s more all our Team members can get involved – you don’t need to be master with a paint brush as long as the method is closely adhered too; and its great fun mixing colour palates to resemble the originals.








A few of our first pieces – all now sold.









This lot sold too.





















Again, sold!















Our furniture is not reclaimed from Bali Boats but is locally sourced & if we hadn’t collected it from the kind donors would have ended up in one of Hertfordshire’s landfill sites. Our pieces are exceptionally well priced & the income generated does not go to the villages in Bali but helps RECOVER move towards sustainability – and that’s good too.

































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