Creating sustainable furniture using architectural bamboo plyboard

As furniture designers come more and more to grips with the need to look at sustainable design, we are seeing the use of bamboo plyboards mushrooming. Why? They are an obvious choice:-

  • The boards are available in standard sizes – reducing the need to laminate planks together first. Great for production lines too.
  • They are structurally stable – no wrestling with & bracing the planks to keep them in place.
  • They are so easy to mill to your desired shape.
  • Paint, varnish, stain, oil or wax – no problem.

The more we see, the more excited we become at the possibilities. Have a look at what one company is doing – they have released a whole range of furniture based on bamboo plyboards:

Sustainable furniture the bamboo plyboard way

The Niel coffee table made with sustainable bamboo plywood

Greenington Fine Bamboo Furniture

The possibilities available to the furniture designer, cabinet maker or DIY enthusiast using architectural bamboo boards are limited only to the imagination. Have a look at what Greenington have managed to come up with & be inspired …

Quoted from their web site:

Greenington Fine Bamboo Furniture offers a full line of unique, high quality bamboo furniture for the bedroom, living room, dining room and office including bamboo tables, bamboo chairs, bamboo benches, complete bamboo bedroom sets (bed, nightstands, and dressers). Greenington also offers bamboo wine cabinets, bamboo stools and much more.

Have a look at their bamboo furniture gallery, we think it’s really great …

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