Bamboo for enclosures - types, finishes, & source? - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Design & Build > Parts

Parts Where to get, and how to make the best bits. PCB's, caps, transformers, etc.

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 9th December 2014, 07:07 PM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Default Bamboo for enclosures - types, finishes, & source?

Did a pretty thorough search and did not turn up the info. Not sure which forum to post and hope this one is OK. If not, moderator, please direct me to the appropriate forum.

I have a friend who owns a CNC machine and can help cut out panels for an enclosure.

Questions on using bamboo as speaker enclosures:

1. What different types of bamboo sheets are there? (I read in one post where Planet10/Dave mentioning stranded Bamboo so I assume there are a number of types.)

2. I am told that some bamboo sheets comes prefinished. Is it possible to cut and assemble these and bypass the veneering (which is not necessary with bamboo in the first place) and/or finishing process? Meaning the box is assembled and it will be already finished.

3. What are the sources in the US that supply bamboo sheets?

4. Acoustically, is bamboo a superior material to baltic birch ply?

Thanks in advance for any help! I lurk far more than post on these forums but it is an incredible resource.

With much appreciation.
UL
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Excess Mar-Ken enclosures A6 & A7 bamboo ply planet10 Planet 10 hifi 18 16th September 2011 10:20 PM
Bamboo dMar-Ken7 enclosures for Alpair 7, more... planet10 Swap Meet 0 27th July 2011 12:50 AM
incompatible source grounding between amp types?? LazySteve Car Audio 10 17th July 2011 09:52 PM
Source for Enclosures trans Parts 12 9th January 2009 12:57 PM
How cheap can you get? ~$60 assembled pair w/ bamboo enclosures - offer advice. -=Germania=- Full Range 79 8th January 2009 05:58 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:38 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2