Which material is good (cost and strength wise)

by GotGirth?
Tags: bamboo, cheap, lightweight, observation deck, strong
GotGirth? is offline
Mar12-13, 10:44 PM
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I'm currently designing an observation deck as a project.
We have to consider a strong, light and cheap material that will hold 15<x<25kg.
I considered bamboo, any other ideas?
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etudiant is offline
Mar13-13, 10:05 AM
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How big a platform and how high?
The 15 to 25kg load measure you give is insufficient to give any response.
Is that the total load, ie a toy platform, or the load/m2 or what?
jehake12 is offline
Mar14-13, 03:23 PM
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Check out home depot?

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