Bettle Club Chair

VW Beetle Bonnet Upcycled into Chic Furniture

Paul Firbank and Lizzie Gossling of London-based The Rag and Bone Man transforms vintage machinery, vehicle parts and scrap into lighting, furniture, accessories and other bespoke objects.

Whether it is an aircraft radial engine turned into a chandelier or some furniture unit, all their upcycled designs are pretty cool. Take a look at one of their Beetle Club Chair to get an impression of their class and craftsmanship. It is not a mere furniture unit, but a piece of art that will stand for years.

This upcycled club chair is made using the iconic VW Beetle bonnet, featuring its unique curves and lines. It is mounted onto a mid-century swivel base and is upholstered by local specialists in VW restorations. The fabric for interior cushions is a result of their collaboration with renowned surface designer Tracy Kendall, while the outer shell is waxed and buffed to a soft satin surface.

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Costing about £2400 ($3,045), the Beetle Club Chair can be customized using any RAL color and can also be flanked with a range of fabrics and leathers for upholstery. They also offer a footstool made out of a VW boot deck. 

VW Beetle fans are going to love to have these upcycled furniture pieces at home.   

Beetle Club Chair

The Rag and Bone Man

Beetle Club Chair

The chair is upholstered by local specialists in VW restoration


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