Bamboo Curtain

Laser-cut and heat-formed acrylic sheet assembled into a hydroponic bamboo curtain. ¬†This began as a study for a studio project, but I couldn’t resist actually building it.

I laser-cut all the parts, then pressed the two halves of the bamboo holder pockets together using a laser-cut MDF jig after heating them in the oven in my apartment. ¬†(I wouldn’t do that again, knowing what I do now about the carcinogens it released.)

The pockets lift out of the frame for watering or pruning.

The second generation of bamboo, five years later, in 2009:

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