Ideas for bamboo in furniture designs

We wanted to give you a few furniture ideas to help you see how you could incorporate bamboo into your designs and work flow. In this post we’ll look at the work of a furniture designer who has incorporated solid bamboo in their designs.
The designer we’ll be looking at is Markus Schell, a Berlin based […]

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Bamboo snake cage

What do snakes and solid bamboo have in common?

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Bamboo boards in the shop

This application is totally off the wall, but it’s fun just for that reason.
Charlie Sorrel used to work as a the sole waiter in a restaurant where the cash register consisted of a wooden cigar box and a solar-powered Casio calculator. Here is a modern alternative to their old cigar box.
It’s called the Cashbox and it […]

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Bamboo shelves – greening Firehouse

In this post, we look at bamboo for shelves.
Recently I got a call from Simona. She was expanding her shop and was looking for more bamboo for additional shelving.
So we got chatting and she told me what she was doing …
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Bamboo wallet case for the iPhone 4

How’s this for simple, convenient and just plain cool? Well done Kangarew® on a great idea and design. Not to mention the novel use of bamboo boards and panels.

Ideal for those who don’t like bulky pockets.
Look at how well the bamboo is shaped by a CNC router.
Happy creating & designing.
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Desktop bamboo dry erase board

QuirkySuyen was on a mission to redecorate her office. One of the items on her shopping list was one of those dead boring dry white boards for random notes and reminders.

But QuirkySuyen was not just looking for the ordinary board. She was out to find something that would enhance her workplace. So off a shopping […]

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Bamboo Dining Table by Crate&Barrel

This great Parsons bamboo dining table is an exclusive by Crate&Barrel.
The design has clean simple lines with the base made from hot-rolled steel, hand-welded and ground at each corner to create a raw, torched millscale finish.
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Green homes – the dorm oasis

Sarah and Rogan live in a college dormitory – they are the “dorm parents” to 200 college freshmen.
But when you walk past this normal door , you’ll discover that they have turned their apartment (by combining 4 student dorm rooms) into a tranquil oasis amid the goings on of a university dorm.
Here are some of […]

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Solid bamboo panel mounts

Melissa Brandman came up with a novel idea – solid bamboo panels as mounts for her pictures.
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Melissa says:
I’m not just the photographer, I’m a client too.  (Can you name that commercial, anyone?)
I’m […]

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Bamboo products from “Grove”

Just the other day we were showing you how intricate joins can be made using a laser cutter on your bamboo panels or boards. Today we want to showcase a company in Portland Oregon. Grove!
They manufacture cases for Apple iPhones & iPads + have a bunch of designs for decals and wall art – all […]

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Fun home items made from bamboo panels

Three by Three in Seattle, USA manufacture a range of nifty bamboo boards, home butlers and organisers for the home.
Some great ideas for your projects where you can use our super versatile Eco-Logic Bamboo panel.
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Is Bamboo really that flexible & strong?

We love it when the skateboard and surfboard manufacturers use our bamboo boards.
They really test the limits of bamboo with their products. What they do with the boards (controlled falling down a slippery mountainside???) is hardcore. If the components of their boards are inferior, things get real messy real quick.
It is for this reason they […]

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A lighting designer discovers bamboo boards and panels

It’s such fun to see how designers start to apply their ideas to bamboo boards. In this post I look at a designer who has used these boards to design light shades. I’ll discuss the techniques used to achieve the effects he created.
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Bamboo Stairs – Treads & Risers

There is a trend, where we are seeing an increasing number designers using bamboo boards for stair treads and risers. A couple of years ago, we had the odd designer using the boards for this application, but now this application is becoming more popular. WHY?
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Bamboo Long Board

The first time we even considered the idea of a “bamboo board” was when one of our floors was being installed in a kitchen. The kitchen company had seen the bamboo flooring and asked us if there was a bamboo product that they could use for kitchen counter tops. We were intrigued at the idea.
It […]

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