This unique furniture consists of manhole tables, stools, and manhole
covers created by modelmaker, Michael Miller.
Manhole Cover Unique Furniture
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Offering unique furniture and wall art using manhole cover designs. This
unique furniture consists of manhole tables, stools, and manhole covers
as wall art, created by Michael Miller.
As a model maker for the television and advertising industry, Michaels
idea to create this unique furniture, developed in 1997, after making
an artificial manhole cover for an HBO television commercial (see
unique furniture history page).
All the manhole unique furniture designs now available closely represent the actual manhole
designs used in each of the city's roads (see manhole
cover unique furniture). Michael's unique furniture closely matches the characteristics of real manhole
covers including various metal pitting, blemishes, texture, and aging
of the metal. These unique furniture tables, stools, and wall art, are all handcrafted
in New York using pulverized bronze metal and various high-strength resins.
Unique furniture tables and stools are extremely strong and durable and can be used outdoors year-round.
The final unique furniture finishing is created by Michael himself, using various patinas,
therefore no two will be exactly alike.
Most of the manhole cover unique furniture designs are available as table tops and all
are available as wall art. This unique furniture as a set, can be used
as patio furniture, or separately as coffee tables, hall tables, stools,
etc. Unique furniture has even been used as landscape art on an estate in England. Because
unique furniture tables and stools are so durable and strong, they can be used in a
recreation or game room and can take a lot of rough handling. You can
also choose between three different sizes of unique furniture stools to design different
Michael continues his work as a model maker (see biography).
His daily challenge is to create an effect or model that has to be so
realistic that it fools the camera (see model
maker link for photos of his work). Thats another reason why
this unique furniture is so special. Michael spent many hours creating
each piece paying great attention to detail. Unique furniture tables and stools - they truly are, pieces of