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Project by James Henderson posted 02-11-2010 04:33 AM 6507 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Horizontal grain carmelized bamboo. Clear Lacquer finish. Sleek and simple





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griff

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#1 posted 02-11-2010 05:16 AM

Very smooth looking James. Good build.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#2 posted 02-11-2010 05:39 AM

Very cool vanity a most unique design.

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#3 posted 02-11-2010 06:16 AM

The lines in the bamboo really go with the lines between the drawers. Nicely coherent design and implementation.

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#4 posted 02-11-2010 10:00 AM

Where do you get bamboo like that?

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#5 posted 02-11-2010 04:49 PM

Nice clean, modern look.

I’m wondering how different it would’ve looked if you had oriented the grain vertically? Obviously, it would look totally different, but I’m just trying to imagine it in my mind for a bathroom that maybe has low ceilings to add a bit of false height to the room.

Thanks for posting this. Nice work!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#6 posted 02-11-2010 07:04 PM

Excellent work! I like it. Is it solid bamboo ply or veneer? I am considering bamboo ply to make cabinets, but heard complains about it not staying flat. How did it work out for you?

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#7 posted 02-11-2010 07:06 PM

@sarit – there are a growing number of plywood bamboo manufacturers out there, shop around and you’ll find decent prices (just remember it’s a highly manufactured product so the prices might seem high at first, but it’s a highly renewable product, not to mention quite unique and has a great look!) check out plyboo.com for starters. They’re the big name in the business, but i find them a tad high on pricing.

-- Your mind, much like a parachute, works best when open.

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#8 posted 02-12-2010 12:21 AM

Beautiful… I’ve always wondered about working with bamboo.

-- Blair

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#9 posted 03-04-2010 03:39 AM

I love this. I would like to have one made in vertical grain and light finish (honey?)

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