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  • How to Build a Sukkah

    How to Build a Sukkah

    As September and October approach, Jewish families around the world will be celebrating Sukkot, one of the three pilgrimage holidays that mark the end of the summer harvest. This is a time to remember ancestral roots, reaffirm faith and experience simple living to celebrate life.

    As the root of Sukkot, Sukkah structures — or natural huts with shade-providing roofs — are crucial to the observance of this holy time. A sukkah is a temporary hut that is meant to be lived in during the observance of Sukkot and acts as a reminder of the journey from enslavement to freedom. Do you know how to build yours?

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  • Bamboo Products - Best Quality Bamboo at Forever Bamboo

    Made from an eco-friendly and renewable source, bamboo products are increasing in popularity for use in some not so common ways. Bamboo is surprisingly strong, yet it is still flexible and it is elements like these that make it valuable for a variety of uses. Though it is often associated with tropical climates, bamboo is capable of standing up in harsh weather of almost any kind--especially if it is treated with stain or clear coat sealant. That feature alone means it can be used in commercial settings as well as the home. When a material is so versatile, the imagination is the only limit to finding ways to make use of it.

    Easy to find bamboo products include poles, fencing, paneling, and slats. All are practical for construction purposes and examples of common uses are to build fences, scaffolding, furniture, floors, and for covering walls, entirely or partially to create an attractive wainscot. Bamboo is so durable that poles or slats can be utilized to build bridges of any size from smaller, decorative footbridges to create a walkway over a stream, or larger, more practical bridges that extend over a river or chasm.

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  • General information on a bamboo

    Bamboo ProductsWhat is Bamboo?

    You might wonder where companies get bamboo poles to make products such as fences or furniture. Bamboo is a type of thick and strong woody grass that people have used for many years to build structures or make beds, chairs and tables. This plant grows naturally or on plantations in Africa, Asia or Australia in a variety of climates. Continue reading

  • Bamboo VS Other Building Materials

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    Bamboo is an eco-friendly, sustainable building material that can be used for a wide range of projects both indoors and outside. Along with being versatile, bamboo offers some unique benefits when compared to other building materials.
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  • Why build with bamboo

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    Bamboo is the world’s fastest growing plant, is in the subfamily of flowering perennial evergreen plants in the grass family of Poaceae. Certain species are capable of growing by as much as three feet within a 24-hour period or one inch every 40 minutes after they have been in the ground for several years! Continue reading

  • Fun and easy DIY Bamboo projects

    Bamboo is one of the most sustainable building and construction materials in the world. With proper harvesting, those bamboo plants will keep growing for years to come. If you're not quite ready to replace your kitchen flooring with bamboo and can't find bamboo furniture that you like, you can check out some fun and easy DIY projects that use bamboo poles. These projects are fun for the whole family.

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  • Bamboo Poles - Stronger Than You Think

    While bamboo poles are a popular material for things like furniture and decorations, especially for outdoors, it is also strong enough to build houses. This feature is relatively unknown in North America and Europe because most construction-grade timber bamboos grow mostly in tropical parts of the world.

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  • Bamboo Paneling Installation Instructions

    Looking to enhance your living space for the holidays? Bamboo paneling is both eco-friendly and attractive, perfect for home or business use. Use bamboo paneling to cover walls, ceilings, cabinets, bar fronts, and more. This flexible material is also referred to as Flexbamboo, specially designed for easy application. We offer a wide variety of styles and colors that measure 4 feet in height and 8 feet in width. The strips of bamboo have a thickness of 1/8 inches and are 11/16 inches in width. Paneling can easily be re-sized and installed horizontally or vertically to best fit your project’s needs.

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  • Forever Bamboo Tutorials

    In the next couple of weeks we will be producing short tutorial videos that will be available to view on our website and new YouTube page. These videos will display our thatch, bamboo fencing, paneling, bamboo poles, reed fencing, Bac Bac matting, and Lauhala matting. In each video, we will be educating our viewers about each product and ways in which you can install and enhance your home or business.

    Here’s a list of topics that will be discussed in each tutorial.

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  • Using Bamboo for Halloween Decorations

    Bamboo Halloween DecorationsNobody can deny the fact that bamboo has tons of applications. From construction to decoration, bamboo can be used for any number of things. But how exactly can bamboo be used for the scariest day of the year? Well, here are a few tips and tricks for when all the neighborhood kids start coming by your home for tricks or treats.
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