Bamboo banana hanger

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Project by Stevinmarin posted 02-24-2012 08:25 PM 4632 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this out of bamboo, a wood I have never used before. There are some really cool types of bamboo…this one is a type of end grain laminated board. Thanks go to LumberJock Eric Penewell from BambooHardwoods who sent over some boards for me to try out. Neat stuff.

Here's the video to accompany the stand.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 02-24-2012 08:34 PM

I guess this what their always talking about “how’s it hanging” never would have guessed. Cool stand and video.

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#2 posted 02-24-2012 09:46 PM

definitely a favorite and a must do…but probably not in the bamboo.

-- cut that out!

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#3 posted 02-24-2012 10:30 PM

Never had a bamboo banana before, what do they taste like? Seriously this is a fine looking project.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 02-25-2012 06:05 AM

Looks great, Steve. I’ve actually been thinking of making one of these, even before I saw yours.


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#5 posted 02-25-2012 11:58 AM

very nice. just don’t throw the peel the floor, it could be dangerous! LOL luv your video.. it gave me a flashback o my childhood when I used to come home from school, and watch Captain Penny. He would have clips called “Who’s the Funny Man”......... this was in the Cleveland, OH area back in the ‘60’s. GR8 memory jar. thnx

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 02-25-2012 03:59 PM

That is wonderful, Steve. It makes me think of a swan’s neck, especially in the second photo. I would be tempted to add an eye and a touch of coloring on the “beak”.

Thanks for this and the great video.

-- “And the products of wealth push you along on the bow wave of their spiritless undying selves.” ― I. Anderson

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#7 posted 02-27-2012 04:49 PM

It looks to be hanging good!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 09-06-2012 03:43 PM


Another great project! Really enjoy looking at your projects, and Ideas. Keep up the good work!


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#9 posted 09-17-2012 08:28 PM

nice looking banana hammock

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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