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Stronger Than Steel, Bamboo May Be the World's Greenest Raw Material. Architects and Bicycle Designers Are Catching on.


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Ruth
- 656 days ago - thedailybeast.com
' "Our concept of strength is, it doesn't move, it doesn't break," says Dan Smith,..Smith & Fong, the largest manufacturer of bamboo plywood in the United States. "The Chinese concept is, you've got to bend with things. If you don't bend, you break." '



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Jason S. (57)
Thursday January 3, 2013, 6:06 pm
Good posting, thanks
 

Carol H. (229)
Friday January 4, 2013, 3:29 am
noted, thanks
 

Pat A. (116)
Friday January 4, 2013, 6:40 am
They used bamboo more in the 1930s I think - when you could buy wooden bicycles too!
 

Tania Koshman (7)
Friday January 4, 2013, 7:13 am
noted
 

Lisa Sears (172)
Friday January 4, 2013, 7:32 am
Interesting article, good information. Thanks for sharing.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 7:44 am
great info
 

Anton Macio Madison Sr. (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 8:10 am
Noted Intersting
 

Shanti S. (0)
Friday January 4, 2013, 8:32 am
Good one. Thank you.
 

Gvapo T. (22)
Sunday January 6, 2013, 2:27 pm
great article and useful one
thanks for sharing ;)
 

Ruth R. (219)
Thursday January 2, 2014, 10:41 pm
Stronger Than Steel
By Newsweek Staff / April 12 2008 8:29 AM
 
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