After getting a few requests, we decided to try building a pair of SongTowers using bamboo plywood. Here in Michigan, a 4' x 8' sheet costs about 10 times as much as 3/4" MDF. But it is strong, machines well, does not require veneering and looks very attractive. What's more, bamboo is actually a grass and is totally renewable.
While bamboo can be dyed almost any color imaginable, we decided to simply go with the natural color on this pair. And since the baffles on a standard pair of SongTowers is MDF, we decided to go totally bamboo and did a top to bottom front baffle in it as well.
Here are some pictures...
and a close-up...
We really liked working with bamboo and will probably build quite a few more pairs over the coming months. It is more expensive, but we can still manage to produce them for $1995 per pair with any color dye finish at no additional cost.
This particular pair will be for sale and placed on the "Available for Immediate Delivery" board late this coming week.