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^^^ Yep, one of the most invasive species out there. Next to Kudzu. Which is way uglier and unusable for anything except to keep herds of goats fed or aiding with retaining soil for erosion purposes.

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^^^ Yep, one of the most invasive species out there. Next to Kudzu. Which is way uglier and unusable for anything except to keep herds of goats fed or aiding with retaining soil for erosion purposes.
I believe Kudzu was brought to the US from Japan specifically for erosion control.

I don't like either one. The only way I've been able to get rid of Bamboo was to create a brush burn pile on top of where it was growing. It eventualy stopped coming back. Kudzu, I haven't figured out yet.

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SEOS-8? In Plastic? Dome only or CD version too? Man, did I miss the details?
This thread sometimes moves too fast. I have a constant flow of emails telling me that someone posted to this thread and I check this thread daily, and yet I also missed the SEOS 8 update. Obviously I did not check it thorough enough.
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I'm going to build some of the bamboo Volt-6 boxes myself without miter joints to see how it looks and how hard it is. If it turns out okay, I might get some bamboo flat packs made up. Bamboo is pretty expensive though.
I read how bamboo plywood dulls blades quickly, due to the silicates in the structure.
Fine Woodworking recommends carbide blades, and using belt sanders if possible at certain times instead of cutting to avoid tear-outs.

But the "carbonization" of the bamboo you're using (heating such that sugars in the bamboo caramelize and darken) also makes the bamboo like 30% softer? So maybe it becomes no more difficult to work with than some other hardwood?

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The SEOS-8 info is half way down page 394:

Hey guys...we need a little rallying here...


More photos are down that page towards the bottom as well.

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I read how bamboo plywood dulls blades quickly, due to the silicates in the structure.
Fine Woodworking recommends carbide blades, and using belt sanders if possible at certain times instead of cutting to avoid tear-outs.

But the "carbonization" of the bamboo you're using (heating such that sugars in the bamboo caramelize and darken) also makes the bamboo like 30% softer? So maybe it becomes no more difficult to work with than some other hardwood?
Luckily commercial CNC bits are carbide, but yes it still requires more bit changes than Baltic or MDF. It's not the easiest material to work with, but worth it if you like the look. It's a very good material to build speakers out of, but the expense kind of makes it a higher end option.

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I saw those when you posted them but nothing about a SEOS-8/CD version with something like the DNA-150.

Man you have skills. I can never look back through this thread and find anything.
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Erich, a post number would help tremendously as this is page 625 for me.
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Erich, a post number would help tremendously as this is page 625 for me.
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Erich, a post number would help tremendously as this is page 625 for me.

And this is page 313 for me.
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FYI if you right-click on the Post #, it will give you a hyper link directly to that post which you can copy and paste.
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this is page 417 for me

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this is page 417 for me
It's based on settings in your user options. The default number of posts per page gives 417 pages.
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Don't use "pages" ... it's not reliable, due to varying pagination settings. The post number should be canonical though.

What gets me is that AVS Forum won't spend an hour's programmers time to put in dynamic redirection of old forum links to new URL format.

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