Someone else in this forum wrote something to the effect of, "You own a MB either to show off or because you appreciate the fine machinery and are proud to own the same."
Brian, from the things that you have writen I can see you have pride. Wood and leather will give more pride than a card table and chair. Go for it. Create something of quality that you, your associates and your family can be proud of. If done properly, the leather and wood will be on a par with the organization.