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Bending Of Bamboo Plywood?
Posted 19 June 2006 - 12:22 AM
i would like to know if bamboo plywood can be bended like other plywoods? Or is there any other methods you guys know that is able to bend bamboo plywood? like in 3D?
I need help in this area as i am planning to use bamboo plywood for my project and is unsure about this matter. i cant find any furniture made from bamboo plywood that can be bended in 2D or 3D?
Hope you guys can help.
Posted 19 June 2006 - 10:03 AM
The same would apply to bamboo but no idea if you can source individual laminates.
Posted 19 June 2006 - 01:38 PM
if bamboo cant be used, any suggestions for another wood that is sustainable and high-end? i am planning to use teak. is teak able to to be made into ply and then steam bended?
i am using these material for a chair design i am doing and i need the materials for prototying or i will be using some other material or RP.
Posted 19 June 2006 - 04:33 PM
Posted 20 June 2006 - 06:16 AM
Posted 20 June 2006 - 09:17 AM
To do so, you will ahve to do it in every individual pieces, and that will be very labour- intensive. i feel, what you guys think?
Posted 05 July 2006 - 05:55 AM
cutting them up and making them in a jig is probably not going to be worth the time. I would just make it out of aircraft plywood or something easy to work with and then glue a nice bamboo veneer.
Posted 11 July 2006 - 12:41 PM
Thanks everyone for your help.
Posted 14 October 2006 - 09:51 PM
Posted 15 October 2006 - 02:01 AM
Posted 15 October 2006 - 08:47 AM
Posted 22 June 2016 - 01:22 AM
This is also same as other plywoods, but firstly you must treat it in a steam box and stretch in a bend devise and bend it using your bending requirement.
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