Bamboo // Phyllostachys pubescens

Bamboo lumber wood, Phyllostachys pubescens lumber for woodworking
"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.
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
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.
Bamboo grows in China
map of where Bamboo grows
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


Bamboo Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Bamboo Hardwood Sample (1/2"x3"x6")
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Bamboo Wood Boards 3/4"x9-1/4"x8' (Choose Your Size), Cut to Ship
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Bamboo Wood Boards 3/4"x9-1/4"x8' (Choose Your Size), Cut to Ship
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Bamboo Wood Boards 3/4"x11-1/2"x8' (Choose Your Size), Cut to Ship
$119.99 /piece
Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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Dark Bamboo Paper Back Veneer Sheet - 4' x 8' Roll
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