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How to Thatch a Roof ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Dickie Wright, from RJ Wright and Son, Master Family Thatchers, explains the key elements to thatching a roof, as he demonstrates his skills at the Royal Bath & West Show. Dickie tells us how this work has been a family tradition for over 8 generations and he shares his delight and pride that there are currently 3 generations working this way. We hear about the processes involved, the minimal equipment needed and the benefits of using combed wheat reed as we see the obvious expertise and passion Dickie has for thatching. http://www.rjwrightthatchers.co.uk/ http://www.bathandwest.com/royal-bath-and-west-show
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Posted in: Uncategorised ~ On: 12 April, 2018

4 comments so far

JAlvisllc
April 12, 2018

Nice intro. Could easily be an hour plus. Would really enjoy more detail. Thanks for sharing.

Shane K
April 12, 2018

Most impressive unibrow ever.

Daniel Matthews
April 12, 2018

In japan they would call that family a living treasure.

ALAPINO
April 13, 2018

Might be my horrendous insomnia but I found this even more incredibly fascinating than normal. That magnificent monolith of a brow certainly helped things!

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