The 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.
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- Part 2 (3mb pdf)
- Part 3 (2mb pdf)
- Part 4 (2mb pdf)
- Part 5 (2mb pdf)
- Part 6 (2mb pdf)
- Part 7 (2mb pdf)
- Part 8 (2mb pdf)
- Part 9 (2mb pdf)
- Part 10 (2mb pdf)
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