Espresso Veloce Royale – A V12 Espresso Maker

Espresso Veloce Royale - An Espresso Maker

The Espresso Veloce Royale is almost certainly the most opulent espresso maker released this year, it was designed for those of you who have a super yacht or a helipad in your backyard, the rest of us lower down on the economic scale will have to stick with our trusty french presses for now. The machine…

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Handmade American Walnut Porsche Writing Desk by 3 GJB 17

Porsche Writing Desk by 3 GJB 17

This Porsche writing desk was handcrafted from American walnut and fitted with 100% original Arctic Silver Porsche body panels. The desk is the work of 3 GJB 17, a boutique French company that specializes in turning vintage car parts into the kind of modern furniture that industrial designers lust after. Only 3 of these desks were…

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B-17 Wright R-1820 Cyclone Radial Engine Table

B-17 Radial Engine Coffee Table

This B-17 Wright R-1820 Cyclone radial engine table is built from a decommissioned R-1820 engine – this is the motor that powered every wartime example of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and Douglas SBD Dauntless bombers as well as countless other aircraft, armored vehicles, and tanks including the M4A6 Sherman and the M6 Heavy Tank….

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Vintage Ural Motorcycle Table Lamp by The Modern Weld

Motorcycle Table Lamp

The Modern Weld is a small company based in Columbus, Ohio who’ve made a name for themselves creating a beautiful series of table, desk, and floor lamps that utilize genuine vintage motorcycle and scooter headlights. This lamp is made using an original, vintage Ural headlight. Ural motorcycles (typically fitted with sidecars) are famous for their…

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Unit P2 Skateboard Table

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The Unit P2 Skateboard Table has a top made from a 49″ bamboo longboard deck, and hardwood legs with floor-safe pivoting feet. It’s designed to fit in hallways or rooms where space is at a premium, and standard office or dining chairs fit under it easily – making it an ideal micro office. Unit P2 is…

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Unibro Design V8 Lamp

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Unibro Design is a boutique company based in Austria that specialises in upcycling vintage car parts into designer furniture. This unique twin-lamp uses the polished aluminium rocker covers from a V8, with a body made from an injection pump, a part of an alternator, and a bespoke wooden base. Daniyel Ferahyan, the founder of Unibro Design, has…

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Headlight Lamps by The Modern Weld

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The Modern Weld is a small company based in Columbus, Ohio that specialises in turning old motorcycle headlights into one of a kind floor, table, and desk lamps. The red lamp above was sourced from a ’60 era Ural and it can be ordered in Black, Ferrari Red, Vintage Land Rover Blue, and Vintage Bone…

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Piston Lamp

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We’ve seen all manner of motorcycle derived lamps over the past few years, but I’m reasonably certain that this one by Andrew Ziec is amongst the best we’ve ever had on Silodrome. Andrew is a machinist and fabricator who works in a small shop that specialises in creating prototypes and low volume production runs, in his…

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Godier-Genoud Chair by Lorenzo Buratti

Godier Genoud Chair 0 Fotor Collage 450x330 - Godier-Genoud Chair by Lorenzo Buratti

  The Kawasakis produced by French racing team Godier-Genoud throughout the ’70s have become legendary, the bright green painted machines dominated European circuits and led to a major step forward in engineering prowess by Kawasaki. These machines left a deep and lasting impact on a young Lorenzo Buratti who was growing up in Italy watching the races…

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iPad Mount by Peg and Awl

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So I stumbled across a unique problem last week, I was challenged by a friend and long time Silodrome reader to find an iPad wall mount that he could use in his garage. The problem was that it couldn’t be made from plastic and it had to actually look good in a garage full made…

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Jaguar V12 Coffee Table

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The idea of coming home from work and placing a glass of cold beer on a coffee table made out of a Jaguar V12 milled from an aluminium mono-block has significant appeal to me. The block isn’t just for show either, the same company that produces these coffee tables also sells vehicle-ready V12 blocks

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