Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

Ratings Snapshot
5.0
out of 5
5 (2)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

$129.99 ea.

1-4 $129.99 ea.
5+ $116.99 ea. (10% off)
Tip: mix or match for your best price! Details

Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll

Finally, woodworkers can enjoy adding bamboo to their woodworking projects with real bamboo veneer. Bamboo is lauded as a highly sustainable natural product that's durable and resilient, making it fantastic in many fine woodworking projects. The veneer is just as strong and offers you a way to make attractive panels for desk tops, tables, cabinets, cabinet doors, and so on.

Bamboo veneer comes in two shades, dark/amber or light/natural. Here's a comparison. Both are available.
bamboo veneer compared light vs dark


 
Why Choose Bamboo?

Since the shoots are only a few inches in diameter, bamboo is cut and laminated into solid boards or sheets. The wood is approximately as hard or harder than red oak.

What Size Is This?
Thickness 1/42"
Width 48"
Length 8'
Grade Architectural grade paper back veneer is cut from the cleanest and most attractive logs; all sheets are sanded smooth to 220 grit
Quantity One sheet has 32 square feet
Approximated, actual size may vary +/- 1/8"

Woodworkers Also Recommend These

Exotic Wood Sale
Sapele Ribbon Stripe 4/4 Lumber
$9.99 $7.49
Exotic Wood Sale
Morado 4/4 Shorts Pack 24" Long, 10 Pieces
$249.99 $149.00
Exotic Wood Sale
Teak 4/4 Lumber
$44.99 $33.74

About Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens)

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

Since the shoots are only a few inches in diameter, bamboo is cut and laminated into solid boards or sheets. The wood is approximately as hard or harder than red oak.

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

Customer Ratings & Reviews

2
Ratings Snapshot
5.0
out of 5
5 (2)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
5.0
out of 5
5 (2)
4 (0)
3 (0)
2 (0)
1 (0)
Would recommend this product?
100%
2 Total Reviews
  • 1
March 12, 2018
5 out of 5
Great Product
Review by  Captain Natface from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
It's beautiful and durable! Will definitely order again when the occasion calls for it.
Verified Buyer
Recommended
April 19, 2017
5 out of 5
Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
Review by  Mike from FLORIDA
The product worked well an matched perfect after applying polyurathane
Verified Buyer
Recommended
2 Total Reviews
  • 1
Videos, Articles, and Project Photos to Help You Do Woodworking
What's 4/4, 8/4, 12/4, etc.?
Understanding hardwood lumber starts right here with these wacky fractions.
Lumber Grades Explained
If you're expecting perfect clear lumber 100% of the time, you're in for a surprise. Here's a summary of the hardwood lumber grades and what to expect from them.
3 Steps To Figure Out How Much Lumber You Need
Board feet isn't your everyday kind of math, but these three simple steps make it easy to figure out your project.
Project Planner Worksheet
Here's a handy (and free) Excel worksheet that helps you estimate the lumber needs for your project.
Understand Wood Toxicity & What You Should Do About It
Are woods poisonous? Hazardous to use in cutting boards or baby cribs? Find out here.
Wood Moves - Here's What You Need to Know
Wood is like a sponge, and it's always in a state of absorbing or releasing moisture to stay equalized with its environment. The problem with that is it also swells and shrinks. Here's what you need to know to protect your project.

Lumber Deals & Woodworking Tips

SIGN UP NOW to get a $10 coupon!

Our weekly email newsletter is pretty cool with project pictures made by our customers, woodworking tips, and lumber deals just for our newsletter subscribers.

We'll even give you $10 to use on any purchase of $50 or more at Woodworkers Source.


Check out the latest issue:


* indicates required
Do You Ever Visit One of Our Stores? *

close