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Skipper Joe 10-07-2013 01:49 PM

Bamboo Planking
 
Hi everyone, I recently made this video for a project replacing my hull boards and headliners with bamboo planks. It came out very nice. Let me know what you think.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8psmSW85pk

SlowButSteady 10-07-2013 05:11 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
Looks good. Not quite the look I would have gone for, but good nonetheless.

One question: I've used bamboo plywood for a couple of projects (around the house, not on the boat). I found that in that context bamboo was both heavy as hell and dulled saw blades and router bits like nothing else I've ever come across. Of course, bamboo plywood is a bit different from the sort of planks you used. But did you find it to be inordinately heavy and/or tool dulling?

Faster 10-07-2013 05:14 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
Certainly no added flotation from that project! ;) those bamboo boards actually sink!

catchinrays 12-27-2013 02:26 AM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
Good job on the planking and thought the video and narration were well done.

CalebD 12-27-2013 01:01 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
Not sure how I missed this back in October.
Looking good Gil.
Back in the water soon?

Fau 01-10-2014 07:16 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
That was awesome!

svtrio 04-17-2014 02:00 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
Well done! Most unique interior wood I've seen. thanks for sharing a well-done video.

Reggiemiah 11-29-2014 07:31 PM

Re: Bamboo Planking
 
..... yup. *sips beer.


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