1.35/1.5mm Caramel Bamboo Veneer

Side Pressed, 3 Ply

From £2.00 Exc VATper board

FSC® Certified available upon request
  • License code: FSC® C193661
  • Certificate code: INT-COC-002568
  • Available at no extra cost
  • CLICK HERE for the Specification Sheet
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    Ideal for upcycling furniture
    Wave goodbye to wood veneer and give your furniture a facelift.
    Great for laser cutting
    Our thinnest bamboo veneer.
    Sustainable material
    “Bamboo is one of the best performing renewable resources around, especially if used as a semi-finished material in a durable application” – INBAR¹
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    Product Details

    A sustainable alternative to plywood veneer, the 1.35/1.5mm* Caramel Bamboo Veneer is ideal for getting crafty.

    Customers have used this product to upcycle furniture and fittings (e.g. cupboards & desks) and also for art & craft laser cutting projects. A favourite of school D&T departments, the veneer is a versatile material and the thinnest bamboo veneer we sell.

    Please note:

    • The veneers are designed to be securely attached to a solid substructure.
    • There is a display side and an underside.


    Specification Sheet

    Click here for the bamboo board & veneer specification/information sheet.


    This product is available in 4 set sizes and has minimum order quantities for protection during shipping.

    ProductMinimum Order Quantity (MoQ)
    300 x 200mm (+/- A4)5
    600 x 400mm (+/- A2)5
    1220 x 410mm6
    2440 x 410mm5

    ¹ P. van der Lugt (PhD) & J.G Vogtländer (PhD). “Technical Report #35: The Environmental Impact of Industrial Bamboo.” International Bamboo & Rattan Organisation (INBAR), 2015, p. 49

    * 1.35/1.5mm (a 0.15mm tolerance) is used to account for the natural variation due to the manufacturing process.


    Weight N/A
    Dimensions N/A

    Side Pressed


    3 Ply

    Plyboard Size

    300 x 200mm (+/- A4), 600 x 400mm (+/- A2), 1220 x 410mm, 2440 x 410mm



    UK Bamboo Supplies Ltd. are officially FSC® registered. FSC® certified products are available upon request.

    • Licence code: FSC-C193661
    • Certificate Code: INT-COC-002568

    How the bamboo is laid out prior to pressing. Different arrangements give a different board face.


    Imagine a ruler laid flat on a table. This is our bamboo slat. Lay multiple bamboo slats next to each other and subject to a pressing machine. Hey presto, you have Plain-Pressed! This results in the individual bamboo slat and node details being clearly visible. A ‘plainer’ look, compared to the side-pressed.


    Using the same ruler analogy, imagine all the slats on their side. The bamboo is then pressed to create a more detailed face to the bamboo plyboard.

    The debate of side-pressed vs plain-pressed bamboo board ultimately comes down to personal preference on the look of the board.

    The standard sheet we sell is 8ft x 4ft.

    We also sell A4, A2, and 4ft x 4ft sizes as standard sizes.

    The following products are exceptions to this:

    • 1.35/1.5mm Bamboo Veneer
    • 3mm Bamboo Veneer
    • 40mm Bamboo Worktop


    The boards and veneers are ideal for this. See product page for individual product recommendations (e.g., on the 3mm it features as a product highlight).

    If you are unsure, please contact the team and we will answer your query: sales@ukbamboo.com

    For shipping purposes.

    We want your poles to arrive to you in tip-top condition.

    With minimum order quantities in place, we bundle the bamboo poles to offer the best degree of protection in transit.


    • 1 – 3 working days, UK mainland only.
    • Collect from store: Customers can now select this option (no charge) in the basket.

    • All orders are shipped with next day courier service; however, we advise 1 – 3 working days to account for any potential delays that are out of our control such as adverse weather.

    • You will receive a notification when the goods have left UK Bamboo Supplies, and another notification when your order is out for delivery.

    • Unfortunately, time slots cannot be given by the national couriers.

    • Delivery of all items is to doorstep only. Courier service is often a single driver, so they may require assistance with unloading large or heavy items. We request that you bear this in mind when ordering.

    • When an order is received, UK Bamboo are committed to getting your order out as soon as possible. Turnaround for despatch is usually 1 – 2 days.

    • When stock replenishment is being undertaken, order turnaround can be longer due to pre-orders being prioritised.

    • In the basket, customers can also select to collect the order from the UK Bamboo warehouse. This option can be used when the customer wishes arrange collection via their own courier too.

    • For offshore deliveries (such as the Channel Islands), in addition to our quote that comes directly from the national couriers: DX, Pall-Ex, APC etc., we recommend customers shop around for delivery quotes for their item(s).

    Discount Structure

    Excludes delivery and products on sale, promotion & free delivery.

    Minimum SpendDiscount
    > £380 incl. VAT5% off
    > £900 incl. VAT10% off
    > £1600 incl. VAT15% off

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