Monthly Archives: June 2010

A visit to Bamboo Australia

I’ve flown up to Queensland this week to see Bamboo Australia and their amazing supply of bamboo. Arrived there today and spent a good 3 hours breaking the ears off the lovely staff and asking possibly too many questions. ┬áHere’s … Continue reading

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bamboo joinery

Today we started the process of learning about how to make joints with bamboo. Using a Dremel we cut mitres into the 3 bits of wood and then stuck them together with an epoxy paste. Once that’s dry we’ll start … Continue reading

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Why not to buy a titanium bike frame

Titanium seems to top the list in CO2 footprint… ouch!

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bio-resins – alternatives to epoxy resin

I’ve been researching bio resins for use in the bamboo frames and discovering a whole beautiful world of people making resins out of things like soy. There’s an interesting PDF here that details the environment costs and benefits of creating … Continue reading

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