How to Lash a bamboo trellis
This video has some great techniques for holding bamboo pieces together. Lashing is both strong and attractive, and all you need for each joint is a piece of waxed lashing cord 4 to 5 feet long.
Michelle Gervais, Fine Gardening's technical editor, demonstrates her technique for holding the bamboo pieces together. Read Michelle's article Build a Bamboo Trellis for a materials list, advice on trellis design, and step-by-step instructions for cutting bamboo to size and trellis layout.