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Lashing and Tying Techniques for Bamboo

Bamboo lashing and bamboo tying are two of the most important parts of constructing anything with bamboo. This wonderful material is one of the most environmentally friendly to be found and is widely used in Asia. Bamboo furniture adds elegance, comfort and an exotic feel to any room and bamboo lashing and bamboo tying is just a part of constructing a great bamboo fence. Here are some of the most pertinent things to remember as you work on your bamboo lashing and bamboo tying:

* Start by using Poly Twine to do your bamboo fence lashing or natural raffia
* Make sure, when bamboo lashing, that the bamboo is not on the ground, but above the ground, to help it last
* When bamboo tying, use a thin diameter of bamboo and tie firmly for support

There many different pieces of material that you should have when working on your bamboo lashing and bamboo tying. Firstly, Poly Twine is important for bamboo lashing as it is strong, durable and can be used without the need for soaking. For the most classic and time honoured look when bamboo lashing, use black poly twine. Burlap Binding is another important material to be used in all bamboo lashing and bamboo tying.

For strength and stability, few things work like Burlap Binding and the bamboo lashing and bamboo tying results are always better when you choose to use it. Unprocessed raffia is also a good choice when you are bamboo lashing; for thinner strands, go for the East Coast variety and for the thicker, the West Coast is the one to choose. For bamboo lashing and bamboo tying purposes, raffia is sold in measures called ‘pigtails’. Always be sure to check just how much you will need to complete your bamboo tying and lashing project.

As you will find, the different materials involved in bamboo lashing and bamboo tying each lend themselves to many different construction techniques. Bamboo lashing and tying is easy to do with proper instruction and with the right materials. So whether you are building a trellis, a fence or even a teepee, make sure you know everything about bamboo lashing and tying to ensure your bamboo building success.




























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