48 U.S. Ground Service
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?
|1/2" (≈ 1/2" approx)
|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.
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About Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens)View All Bamboo Products
2.92lbs /Bd. Ft.
Ease of Finishing
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.
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 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.
Bamboo, moso bamboo
Cutting boards, longboards, tables, stair treads, flooring, decorative interiors, veneer
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