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Carter Oosterhouse uses bamboo plywood to build an entertainment center and a mantel cover.

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Photo 5 of 5Carter built the entertainment center and the mantel cover using eco-friendly bamboo plywood.

Green Solution: Bamboo Plywood(5 of 5)

Laminated bamboo plywood is a great alternative to standard wood materials. It's made from 100 percent bamboo, which grows rapidly and reaches maturity in just four years. Harvesting is done by hand in closely-managed forests, minimizing any harmful impact on the environment. The bamboo is laminated together using a low-VOC (volatile organic compound) adhesive and is adaptable to many different climates.