Calfee DIY Frame Materials Set – BMX Bike


Note: “Due to the change in weather at our headquarters causing a slow in bamboo drying, our lead time on having bamboo available is going to be another 2-3 months or so. Thank you for understanding, we are working diligently to have available stock.” – Calfee Tech
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Calfee DIY bamboo frame materials for the BMX bike frame. You can have the chain stays bent to accommodate larger tires. Casting tape is no longer available for this kits!


  • Dried and dimensioned bamboo appropriate for the size and type of bike selected
  • Pair of dropouts and dropout bolts
  • Head tube for the 1 1/8 size
  • Bottom bracket sleeve (English Threaded)
  • Seat tube insert (27.2mm)
  • 2 packages of JB Weld 2 part epoxy
  • packet of Cabosil to thicken JB Weld if needed

Does not include (order separately if needed):

  • Casting tape (can be purchased here)
  • Cable Stops – Click here to see the how-to pdf
  • Waterbottle mounts  – Not included in how-to videos
  • Seat binder (1 1/4 inch – 31.75 mm )
  • Road brake/fender insert – frame is designed for disc brakes (Not included in how-to videos)
  • Clearcoat
  • Tools
  • Drawing
  • Workbench
  • Melamine Board (Flat 49″x36″)
  • Bench Vice
  • Hack Saw
  • Marker
  • Knife
  • Two Files
  • Tape Measure
  • Drill
  • Dusk Mask
  • Nitrile Gloves
  • Sandpaper
  • Electric Tape

Additional information

Weight 176 oz
Dimensions 33 × 6 × 6 in
Bent Chainstays

Yes, No