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GREEN” Carpentry with BAMBOO

Bamboo – a viable replacement for wood

Traditionally Carpenters use wood and have done so for thousands of years, however the high demand for timber has had a major impact on our environment, so its time for change.
Having researched the possible use of a more Eco friendly product bamboo is definitely the best possible option being:-




Apart from its being eco-friendly, bamboo is rapidly becoming a trendy alternative for traditional wood Because of its beauty, strength and versatility it simply cannot fail to create the “WOW” factor, attracting approval and compliments even from the uninitiated. A smart choice and a step in the right direction in working together to do your bit for the planet! 

Some interesting facts about Bamboo

Bamboo is the fastest growing woody plant on the planet, rapidly renewable and a stainable resource.
There are over 1500 species of bamboo which have been identified globally
It grows one third faster than the fastest growing tree, some species can grow up to 1 meter per day.
It can be selectively harvested annually, does not require replanting and takes 4 to 6 years to reach maturity whereas traditional hardwoods take up to 60 years and an oak tree 120 years..
Bamboo’s tensile strength is higher than that of cold pressed steel
Bamboo Flooring is 45% harder than Jarah
It is the fastest growing canopy for the re-greening of degraded areas and generates more oxygen than an equivalent stand of trees.
It lowers light intensity and protects against ultraviolet rays and is an atmospheric and soil purifier.

Bamboo’s cost is about the same as for maple and oak hardwoods
Bamboo is the most stable of all wood flooring
Low Maintenance and Moisture Resistant – no waxing, sanding, oiling, just a dry mop.
MAO Bamboo (a species of bamboo) is not eaten by the giant Panda, Red Panda or Himalayan black bear.

EVERY Kitchen, piece of furniture or floor laid represents a tree in the rainforest not been cut down

Our Suppliers

Our Research has found that there are many manufacturers of Bamboo Board, however the difference in the quality of the boards and the manufacturing process can differ vastly from one supplier to the next as shown in the pictures below.

Low Cost Factory

Modern Factory


The only company which we have found to meet all our requirements as a local supplier of
.bamboo is ORIENTAL BAMBOO reason being : -
Specialist suppliers of wholesaling bamboo flooring, boards, decking etc.
Manufactured to strict internationally recognized quality control and production standards (CE,ISO 9001, ISO 14001 Environmental Management.
INBAR registered factories (International Network for Bamboo and Rattan.
Excellent quality, service and support
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