Forge glass or metal in emergency/survival situations? Its cool to forge you own knives/tools from scratch? Want to impress your lady that you not only know how to forge metal; but know how to build your own forge from scratch?
We've used a similar corner shelving unit to create space in a small 7 by 9 ft room. It's a great, easy shelving solution for small spaces (although installing it was a bit tricky as the walls weren't plumb.