Bamboo Carmelized 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 12"
"A grass and not a hardwood, Bamboo is a green product – fast growing and renewable. It can be harvested every four to six years, depending up on the variety and how much fertilizing is done. Most...
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The types of Bamboo found on the market are: vertical and horizontal (sometimes called flat). Vertical Bamboo looks like VG fir or pine; all of the strips are laid up on their sides in a vertical fashion and the nodes (growth rings) tend to show up as little eyes similar to the spots in birds-eye maple. Horizontal has all the strips lying flat so that you see the nodes, and it has a more striking Bamboo appearance.
The colors that you will find in the market place are natural and carbonized (sometimes called caramelized). Natural is a blondish, honey color, from almost white to gold. Carbonized is more difficult to describe because the color comes from heating it. Most carbonized Bamboo will be a medium brown.
Dimensional Bamboo boards are glued up with all of the layers running parallel to each other; 3/4"" horizontal will consist of four layers, and the vertical will be a single layer all standing on edge. Due to the square nature of this blank, the orientation does not matter.
- Carmelized color
- 1-1/2"" x 1-1/2"" x 12""
- Great for handle stock; chisels, ice cream scoops and pizza cutters