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Bamboo decks
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Mawibo replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"I sail mainly between Langkawi and Phuket during school Hollidays. Island hopping."
yesterday
patrick lennon replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Great idea. Bamboo can last quite a few years in Thai climate it is cheap and renewable. There are ways to increase its longevity. Were in Thailand are you sailing?"
Friday
Éric Bouvéron replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Levi, I'm impressed, you're very ressoursfull."
Thursday
Levi Verwoest replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Beautiful decks I just did similar on my tiki30, but nowhere near as nice. mine was slapdash to get a deck in place for delivery Free though"
Thursday
Mawibo commented on adriano meis's video
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tiki 26 full speed

"The special effects add even more thrill to the run. I was expecting something to break.  Now do you think you would have reach such speed with a reef in the main and jib?"
Tuesday
Mawibo replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"The first bamboos I could lay my hands on ,where I refitted the boat, were not what I was looking for. There are many species but the urge to get back on the water forced me to get on with what I had. That explain why I weaved the front deck to had…"
Oct 29
Dean Wilkerson replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Unique!   It doesn't look comfortable on bare feet though.  Bamboo is amazing material.  My personal direction is toward solid decks aft (cockpit area).  Bamboo has a low rot resistance compared to cedar or…"
Oct 27
Mawibo replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"You must be talking about green bamboo which they were when I cut split and round their edges. (Gloves on) Exposed to Weather as they are, it takes a few days to dry and change colour."
Oct 24
Éric Bouvéron replied to Mawibo's discussion Bamboo decks
"Hi, it looks nicd,but aren”tyou afraid by the baambou pins in your feet?"
Oct 23
Mawibo posted a discussion

Bamboo decks

Hi all,The previous cedar battens had made their time.Located in Thailand, I decided to give a go at bamboo.Made a few mistakes but learn a lot along the way, so far so good.See More
Oct 22
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I've build a Melanesia and work on the refit project of an Ariki bought on ebay!!! I've spent time on a tiki 38.
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