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Bamboo Most of items for our daily use are produced out of bamboo, cane and straw all over Nepal. Such articles include furniture, mats, baskets, bags, boxes, trays, coasters, flower vases and grain stores. They are mainly produced in the village households for everyday use or for the local market. Commercial production of such articles has developed in the Kathmandu Valley and some areas of the Terai. The weaving of bamboo strips goes through process of removing bark, cutting, scraping, polishing and knotting the strips. The way of making is similar to weaving textiles except it is done by hand instead on loom. The bamboo strips are thin and can be rolled into scroller. These four thin strips are inter-woven bamboo strips into square with hexagon and the patterns are repeated