UPDATE: Flipflopi

The goal was accomplished through the development of Magunia sheets involving three different materials: PP, HDPE, and LDPE. You can see pictures of this achievement/proof of concept in the attachments, showcasing various sheets composed of these materials. 

After that, we did interviews with island inhabitants to gather their opinions on the sheets and potential applications of the sheets on Lamu island. The responses varied, and caused new insights. We categorized these insights into three project goals: crafting furniture/schoolbenches for local residents, creating furniture for wealthier individuals/tourists, and producing components for boats.

To create bigger sheets for these targetgroups, we initiated a scale-up process (refer to the SolidWorks image attachment) in the Netherlands. This scale-up of the sheetpress serves as a 'blueprint' for organizations worldwide aiming to create large sheets from Magunia. Our project is open-source, so other organizations can use our results. Flipflopi's next phase is to realize this machine to start testing with larger sheets. With these larger sheets, furniture and boats will be fabricated. So, the journey will be continued!

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