These remarkably intricate insect models are crafted from bamboo


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They really are quite wonderful, and unlike ivory netsuke, no cruelty is involved in making them.

Bamboo is truly amazing stuff. Watch balance springs have been made from it. I plan for a later project to frame a kayak out of it. Weight for weight as strong as steel but, owing to the big sections, far more rigid.



But how do they taste?


Nobody has said it yet?

So you built this insect from bamboo professor?


If I were going to make something that intricate I think I would select a subject that didn’t give people the urge to smash it with their shoe


Netseeke :grimacing:


A bit like Whizzo’s Crunchy Frog.


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