Cassette Tape Coffee Table

Stop. Rewind. Replay.

My kids are growing up digital. They have never experienced waiting for a video cassette to rewind — heck, they can barely stand sitting through commercials at this point. And ff a video game takes longer than 15 seconds to load, off it goes. I suspect the beautify of this piece of furniture would be lost on them.

According to this article over at Gizmodo, this 12:1 sized coffee table was created by Jeff Skierka. The entire thing was created out of wood, and took five years to make. Although this particular table is a one-off prototype, there are talks of mass-producing a small run of these using this one as the model.

Rob O'Hara

I'm into old video games, old arcade games, old computer games, writing, photography, computer/network security, and of course, the 1980s!

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4 thoughts on “Cassette Tape Coffee Table

  1. Drahken says:

    That’s funny about the video games. In a way, video games are one tech which has taken huge leaps BACKward. Oldskool games loaded instantly (thanks to cartridges), but modern crap takes hours (friggin disc systems).

  2. Badwolf says:

    Yep, I’d seriously consider buying one. I still have about a thousand cassette tapes and I listen to them (this is NOT an exaggeration). I have a friend who is a woodworker – I’ll bet he could make me one like this. This is DOUBLE COOL.

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