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I need a source for thin bamboo slats. I’ve acquired them from bamboo shades in the past. Something similar in another material might be okay but I know that the bamboo works. Any ideas?

-- James, Tulsa OK,

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#1 posted 667 days ago

What are you gonna do with bamboo slats?

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#2 posted 667 days ago

Boy, that’s a tough one. Since bamboo basically grows as a tube, most bamboo is pressed into shape. Finding long slats other than blinds has me stumped, unless you think you can find actual bamboo.

-- Paul, Tennessee,

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#3 posted 667 days ago

Just did a quick Google search for bamboo plywood and found these guys Looks like they have both sheet goods and dimensional lumber.

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#4 posted 667 days ago

i use them in window treatments to support fabric. Cut into narrow but long pieces they can provide a lot of support for shades. It tends to be stronger than wood of the same size. Light, strong a just a little flexible.

-- James, Tulsa OK,

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#5 posted 667 days ago

Can you buy bamboo flooring and rip it to size?

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#6 posted 667 days ago

I’ve seen guys on line that split their own bamboo.
Here’s one of them.

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#7 posted 666 days ago

James, If you’re interested in splitting your own; I know where the is a lot of bamboo in the Tulsa area. Send me a pm to pursue this avenue.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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