I recently saw pictures of a bamboo sculpture entryway that evoked the feeling of flight, and it inspired me to create this sculpture in my front yard with bamboo poles and zip ties.Read More
Sure Hocking Hills has majestic cliffs, rushing waterfalls, towering cedars, but then what? Well, shopping is a time honored part of any vacation, and we’re here to help! Part of the fun is the driving, so we have put together 3 different shopping tours in the Hocking Hills for your Shopping and Driving pleasure! Including our "Man Tour".Read More
Bamboo is an incredibly useful plant! It’s list of uses is seemingly endless. BUT, once a bamboo pole undergoes certain changes, it’s usefulness is quite diminished. Here at Domestic Bamboo Crafters, we are working on finding crafty uses for the entire pole and extending its useful life.
HOWEVER, all is not lost- We discovered that sections of bamboo in this state have become great little musical percussion chambers all on their own!Read More
The southern grove however is a whole other bird! It, has been growing as it, itself, has seen fit for the past 11 years. One could if one so chose, set off in any direction and within moments, not be doing anything other humans would recognize as moving forward. Then rapidly realize the wear will only get worse and choose to spend the next few hours in a different way.Read More
recently had a special order for a large number of our Desktop Tubes. I turned a raw pile of bamboo into 175 sets, all bombproof and without a drop of glue!Read More
I prefer to work by hand, so I can create cool bamboo items without the need for electricity. Something to be said for sitting outside crafting with your hands.
In the video below I hand make a "BooShoot" hanging vase. There are quite a few steps in making these. Sometimes the heat treating is done earlier in the process with each step being necessary to deliver a decent final product.Read More
Bamboo, a remarkably resilient plant flourishes under the Ohio snowRead More