Timing plays a crucial role when harvesting bamboo poles. As a matter of fact, knowing when and how to harvest bamboo has been one of the most important and traditional bamboo preservation methods in areas with smaller resources.
This looks great for level 1 wooden beams. I appreciate this looks more like bamboo than wooden branches, so I'm more focused on how everything is tied together and connected in by the smaller poles which are then tied to the connecting poles. There's something nice about how varied and interesting it make the structure look.