Introduction: Bamboo Bike Rear Rack

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just have fun making stuff- pov

Step 1: Material

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picking out bamboo was simple any local hardware have them. I use a1/2 inch bamboo made for gardening and cut it down to size. instant adhesive twine cutting tools AND FIRE I'll explain later

Step 2: Pilot Marks and Framing

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cutting down the bamboo pieces and gluing it together. ..trust me I eyeball and wing it the whole way. But what better way to express your artistic side if you go by the book.

Step 3: Wrap With Twine for Support

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bonding it together with twine for look and actual physical use. .it came out great for that vintage look..I use the instant adhesive to bond it together

Step 4: Burn It

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because the twine is fuzzy and messy looking use a lighter to burn it off for a cleaner look at the same time I blow torch it to stress out the bamboo and give it a unique look to it

Step 5: Epoxy Is Great

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using epoxy to bond everything together and give it a clear coat finish any 50/50 mix will do ...eBay is cheaper ?

Step 6: BAMMMM MMM DONE

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simple easy going with the flow thank you for viewing please LIKE COMMENT AND SHARE Thank you LONG BEACH CALIFORNIA

Step 7: Final After a Few Adjustments

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never work in the dark give it a rest until next day light

Comments

toutoune (author)2016-04-18

really nice ! I will do the same some day, thanks so much !

faceboogerz (author)toutoune2016-04-18

thank you for viewing hope it comes out great have fun making one

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