* Made from sustainably harvested, solid teak wood
* Rubber gripping feet for added stability
* Naturally water resistant, great for indoor and outdoor use
If you get your best thinking done in the shower, well, why not add a little smart science humor with a Pi-shaped teak bench? Made from sustainably harvested, solid teak wood, this novelty bath stool has been expertly rendered with rounded edges and curved lines – an exact, enlarged copy of the Pi symbol. Created by Indonesian craftsmen for the Aqua Teak company, the design was first intended to be a decorative piece of folk art, but they soon found buyers repurposing the piece as a functional furniture item. So unique is this creation, the company has so far been the only teak manufacturer to offer anything like it, and has even patented the design.
Teak is a tropical hardwood tree, mostly grown in Southeast Asia and valued for its durability and water resistance. You’ll often find it used for boats, exterior construction and, as in this case, furniture that’s well-suited for wet conditions like bathrooms and pool areas. Place it as a handy perch for toiletries in the shower, or a convenient spot for a towel by the pool. It could also take its place in a garden, where it would hold up nicely to rain or frequent watering while acting as a seat.
Its natural, medium-brown hue makes it just as lovely when placed in dry settings. The hardy characteristics of teak give the bench added options as a small coffee or display table, or extra seating in a living room. Its ability to withstand wear and water is impressive enough that Aqua Teak offers a five-year warranty on this item. If you ever wondered how to express your brainy side through design, or what to get the science enthusiast that has everything, this is the perfect and practical novelty piece.