About Handicrafts From Bamboo
Bamboo is one kind of plant that we have encountered in this country because it is strategic to the growth and spreading was quick and easy, while the advantages of bamboo which stems bending so that his cause is not easily broken, the wooden walls were hard and the utilization of its Repeat this plant is also a long life.
No wonder bamboo used as one of the reasons in the way of making handicrafts in addition to having its materials are easily searchable also handicrafts from bamboo has more value because it looks unique and interesting though pengerjaanya fairly complicated. Well here I will share how how to make handicrafts from bamboo material because there is no doubt the result of crafts bamboo is a lot of demand by local communities and even abroad it led to the production of handicrafts made of bamboo is growing rapidly even though overseas.
As for how to choose a good bamboo for use as a garnish are:
• Choose bamboo that are not too young and too old
• Once felled, then cut along two or three segments
• Store in a cool and stand up to 5 to 6 days
• Choose bamboo has the longest segment
1. Crafts decorative lamps of bamboo
One of bamboo crafts that manufacture decorative lights
• Bamboo 10cm diameter
• Cables to taste
• Light 5watt
• Paint or varnish
• Cat poxy clear
Work steps :
• Prepare the bamboo quite dry, with a diameter of 10cm, then cut the bamboo lengths over 1.5 meters size.
• To smooth the surface of the bamboo, sandpaper across a surface and add paint or varnishes that bamboo surface becomes smooth and shiny, his flitur wait until the paint is completely dry.
• Next, select the one segment that will be used as a decorative lamp holder, make sure the seat segment remains intact while other segments partially sawed.
• If the ball of bamboo has been sawed, lakuakan sanding process so that the surface is a neat and clean from bamboo powder.
• Add hole in the middle of bamboo for the cable.
• To memebuat holder, use cement and printed using a small bucket with cement thickness between 7-10cm.
• Add carvings that add beauty hiasnya lights, after all so do the painting using paint poxy clear that bamboo is getting shiny.
• And finally proceed with wires and lights
• Crafts lamp hisnya was ready for the market