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THE PROCESS

Harvesting

Quality starts on the very first step. By partnering with experienced, trustworthy suppliers, is a guarantee that only the best quality and well-matured bamboo reaches our factory. 

We strictly observed harvesting protocols. For example, we adhere to a specific window on when to harvest according to a particular time reference to seasons, prevailing climatic conditions, and including lunar behaviors. 

Certain orientation and transportation methodologies are also being observed and carried out to achieve the desired quality and appearance of all the bamboo materials harvested.  

Treatment

Bamboo treatment is no laughing matter!

 

Every experienced bamboo trade person knows that. That is why for us, Treatment is of paramount importance to ensure an enduring outdoor bamboo product such as Nipa Huts.

We dip-treat our bamboo right after we have scrape off the outer layer of the bamboo. Scraping happens right harvesting. A day after, all of which will then delivered to the factory where our treatment pool is. 

We soak it there for two weeks allowing a thorough permeation of the boric and borax acid solution into every bamboo inside the pool. 

Drying

Bamboo is like any other natural material. Therefore, cases of expanding and contracting due to temperature and humidity are indeed inevitable. 

Failure to consider the moisture content of the bamboo stock before assembling it is catastrophic. It will result in highly noticeable gaps and terrible joinery issues. 

We address this problem by implementing a strict rule on humidity tolerance. We need to see that every length is checked of its moisture level before sending it off to the production area.

Assembly

We esteemed the crafting mastery of our carpenters. Each clean and perfectly fitted joinery is the testaments to the skill and dedication of our craftsmen for the trade. 

 

Our production of every piece relies upon combining old-school manual artisanship and modern carpentry tools and implements. Hole saws for the good old "U" gouge are the primary tool in the production line.

 

Planers, Jointers, and Sanders among others are humming in sporadic harmony during production schedules. Despite all this mass-production equipment, not a single Bamboo Hut will ever take shape if not for these master makers. Hats off! 
 

Finishing

We give our Nipa Hut a thorough buffing, making sure that every part is sanded accordingly. We then apply a sanding sealer then sanded it off for the first coat.

 

All our products receive a minimum of three (3) coats although this all depends on the client's preference. We only use marine-grade varnish on all our products. No compromise

 

There will be no tinting colors, stains to mix or added because we only wanted to highlight the natural appearance of the bamboo. 

Packaging &

Loading

We need to ensure all the components are of good condition when it reaches its destination.

 

Scratches could mar the high polished varnish, so it is critical to pack every part using cardboard and corrugated carton.

 

The hardware (nuts & bolts)  are packed and labeled according to its slots where it should put in and is put together in a corrugated carton box.

 

Moisture absorber pellets are scattered all over the container to catch every trace of moisture present or might occur while in transit. 
 

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