Bamboo Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Bamboo Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

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Bamboo Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")

Get your hands on a wood you've never tried before! It's simple. Samples are milled on all sides to the standard size of 1/2'' X 3'' X 6'', as determined by The International Wood Collectors Society, and include the shipping cost within the 48 U.S. Each one is labeled with the botanical and common names. Use these to test finishes and stains, to compare color and grain characteristics, etc.
Why Choose Bamboo?

The one and only! Bamboo brings you a unique experience in building gorgeous wood projects - it's straight grained and strong like white oak, but it offers a totally different look that's warm, modern, and subtle in beauty.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/2"
Width 3"
Length 6"
Grade Samples are milled on all sides, cut square and sanded; wood is a product of nature with inconsistencies from piece to piece. Use species samples as a guide, not a perfect representation.
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

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About Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens)

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Weight

2.92

lbs /Bd. Ft.
-18.44% lighter than red oak (3.58 /bd. ft.)
Hardness

1650

Janka Rating
27.91% harder than red oak (1290 psi)
Density

0.62

Specific Gravity
-3.13% less dense than red oak (.64)

General Workability
Average 6/10
Red Oak

Wood Texture
V. Fine 2/10
Red Oak

Ease of Finishing
Easy 2/10
Red Oak

map of where Bamboo tree grows
Bamboo is an exotic wood from China

The one and only! Bamboo brings you a unique experience in building gorgeous wood projects - it's straight grained and strong like white oak, but it offers a totally different look that's warm, modern, and subtle in beauty.

color of Bamboo
Color Range
Natural bamboo that's formed into a wood product is pale yellow in color. Bamboo manufacturers also add color to the material to make product with different shade choices from darker brown to dark red.
the Bamboo tree
What's The Tree Like?
The fastest growing "tree" on earth, bamboo is actually a grass with wood characteristics. Grows in shoots up to 90 feet tall, but just a few inches in diameter. Harvesting bamboo does not require replanting. Regeneration occurs from the existing root structure which helps prevent soil erosion.
other names for Bamboo
Other Names
Bamboo, moso bamboo
uses for Bamboo
Some Typical Uses
Cutting boards, longboards, tables, stair treads, flooring, decorative interiors, veneer
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February 13th, 2021
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Julian
Massachusetts
This was useful for me in deciding whether or not to use bamboo for a large project. As boards, it's definitely expensive, and I still have more to learn about the processing and shipping that goes into it, but the sustainability is promising and it's a beautiful, stable material.
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August 9th, 2020
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tom
Enthusiast Woodworker
texas
Perfect as always. Never a problem and fast shipping.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
5
May 28th, 2020
Verified Buyer
n/a
n/a
Shipped within a couple of days.
5
November 5th, 2018
Verified Buyer
MTK
Hobbyist Woodworker
Cypress CA
as described. Did for me what I needed. A little pricey tho.
Familiarity: I've used it once or twice
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