Re: Bamboo and Lashing
Jim Lohmann (jlohmann@ADNC.COM)
Thu, 2 Jul 1998 07:46:09 -0700
Tom Kochansky wrote:
I have used bamboo for gateways and bridges with success. I've never had =
thick enough for towers but I have a handout from a Japanese Wood Badge =
that shows it being used.
When I was a scout in the troop, we used bamboo to put up a signal =
tower. You are right about roughing up the surfaces where they will =
make contact with each other. If you plan on using the bamboo over and =
over you also want to make sure you protect it from termites. That is =
what caused us to have to get rid of our bamboo.
Scoutmaster, Troop 295 Webelos Den Leader, "Raptor Patrol", Pack 295
Desert Pacific Council San Diego, CA
Eagle Scout Class of '82 <=3D=3D/ W W W /<<<
mailto: firstname.lastname@example.org "All my life I wanted to be somebody. I =
realize now I should have been more specific."
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