Brecks thatch and sparrows'
An article based on the
written records & memoirs of the Reeve thatching family, across more
than a century, written by S.Letch
The Association has released a
'Thatching Straw - Harvest & Availability - 2019' statement.
Please click here
to access it.
Straw for Thatching
Description: A 37 page A4 paper back guide to
producing and recognising good quality thatching straw, with much
to take the interest of the thatch owner or interested observer.
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International Straw Builders
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September 16th – 22nd in Estes Park, Colorado. The mission of
the 2012 ISBC is to foster the development, improvement, education and
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critical exchange of valuable and diverse viewpoints and experiences and
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Thatchers Craft deals with the history of thatching, the stage-by-stage
construction using long straw, combed wheat or water reed, and has chapters on
materials, tools and roof construction.
The publication is available from this site as facsimiles of the book as
10 PDF documents. You can download these by clicking on the title links.