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I have built this carbon composite MTB frame four years ago using simple building method which is described in this Instructable. Of course, this meth...
1. Frame jig - it is used to hold all parts in their exact position. I have built the frame jig from scrap wooden rods and some lathed parts and conn...
After I have built the frame jig and all metal parts were secured in the jig, I began to make the frame core. I had polystyrene foam rods of the nece...
After adding all of the polystyrene rods I have sanded all of the added small parts in the places of rods connection areas to achieve soft shapes. Aft...
I was a little bit afraid before I have added the first layer because of lack of experience. I only had theoretical and little practical knowledge of ...
In this picture, you can see the frame after the first layer was added and the electrical tape was removed. It began to look like a real bike frame. A...
During the construction, I have combined the layers diagonally and cross-wise. On the top and down tubes and seat tube, there are 9 layers; on the cha...
After removal of the fully cured frame from the jig, I have cut the excess carbon and I have sanded the entire surface. Also I have bonded the cable s...
This is the finished bike with my homemade carbon frame.
I have seen many amazing constructions made of bamboo and I have always wondered why such light, strong, stiff and elastic material is not widespread ...
The most difficult part of building the frame was to find quality bamboo rods. It took me much more time than the building itself. I have visited sev...
The frame building itself was quite quick. I have used the frame jig I made for my previous carbon frame. Bamboo rods were fitted in miter joints tog...
When I have built this bamboo frame, I was interested in how would it differ from my carbon frame. Above all I have expected that thanks to the unique...
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